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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Fairy Tale"   (9 records)

NameOriginDescription

"Changeling"
Greek A child, usually stupid and ugly, supposed to have been left by fairies in exchange for one taken. Sometimes, it is an old fairy or the bastard children of water-nixies and human beings whom they have dragged under the sea. Hartland, Science of Fairy Tales

"Cormoran"
British The cornish giant who fell into a pit twenty feet deep, dug by Jack the Giant-killer, and filmed over with grass and gravel. British fairy tale

"Dancing-water"
French Which beautifies ladies, makes them young again, and enriches them. It fell in a cascade in the Burning Forest, and could only be reached by an underground passage. Prince Chery fetched a bottle of this water for his beloved Fair-star, but was aided by a dove. French Fairy Tale

"Galligantus"
Greek A giant who lived with Hocus-Pocus in an enchanted castle. By his magic he changed men and women into dumb animals, amongst which was a duke's daughter, changed into a roe. Jack the Giant Killer, arrayed in his cap, which rendered him invisible, went to the castle and read the inscription: "Whoever can this trumpet blow, will cause the giant's overthrow." He seized the trumpet, blew a loud blast, the castle fell down, Jack slew the giant, and was married soon after to the duke's daughter. Fairy tale

"Joachim"
Greek The father of the Virgin Mary. Generally represented as an old man carrying in a basket two turtle-doves, in allusion to the offering made for the purification of his daughter. His wife was Anne or Anna. Fairy Tale

"Lucifera"
Fairy Tale Pride lived in a splendid palace, only its foundation was of sand. The door stood always open, and the queen gave welcome to every comer. Her six privy ministers are Idleness, Gluttony, Lechery, Avarice, Envy, and Revenge. These six, with Pride herself, are the seven deadly sins. Her carriage was drawn by six different animals- viz. an ass, swine, goat, camel, wolf, and lion, on each of which rode one of her privy councillors, Satan himself being coachman. While here the Red-Cross Knight was attacked by Sansjoy, who would have been slain if Duessa had not rescued him.

"Mab"
Celtic A miniature creature who drives her chariot across the faces of sleeping people and compels them to dream dreams of wish-fulfillment. Celtic Fairy tale

"Ph?dria"
Lake Handmaid of Acrasia the enchantress. She sails about Idle lake in a gondola. Seeing Sir Guyon she ferries him across the lake to the floating island, where Cymochles attacks him. Ph?dria interposes, the combatants desist, and the little wanton ferries the knight Temperance over the lake again. Fairy Tale
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"Thrummy Cap"
Britain A sprite described in Northumberland fairy tales as a "queer-looking little auld man," whose exploits are generally laid in the cellans of old castles. Britain