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barghest

or bar·guest

[ bahr-gest ]
/ ˈbɑr gɛst /
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noun
a legendary doglike goblin believed to portend death or misfortune.
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Origin of barghest

1725–35; apparently bar(row)2 + ghest,Old English gæst, variant of gāstghost
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