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ouphe

[ouf, oof] /aʊf, uf/
noun
1.
an elf or goblin.
Origin of ouphe
1615-1625
First recorded in 1615-25; scribal variant of oaf
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  • ouphe, pronounced "oof," is an old-fashioned word for goblin or elf.

    Wonder-Box Tales

    Jean Ingelow
  • Come down, Kitty; only come down to see what the ouphe has left us.

    Wonder-Box Tales

    Jean Ingelow

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