a spirit or goblin, often mischievous, that haunts houses.
a spirit that haunts mines or other underground places.
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How to use kobold in a sentence
After the pilot finished scanning a swath of land—on a good day, the helicopter will cover more than 100 miles—the data was transmitted via satellite to kobold scientists working in offices thousands of miles away.The big tech quest to find the metals needed for the energy overhaul | Maddie Stone | August 11, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Finally, they fed all this information into an artificial-intelligence system kobold developed in partnership with Stanford University.The big tech quest to find the metals needed for the energy overhaul | Maddie Stone | August 11, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
In German folklore, a kobold was a mischievous household spirit.What's the Difference Between Ghouls, Goblins, and Ghosts? | Dictionary.com | November 1, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
But he reproved her conduct, and even struggled with the kobold who tried to prevent his releasing her from the crab.Complete Short Works | Georg Ebers
It touches not thy noble person, which pleases me right well, but simply thy house and castle kobold.
The student crawled back to the bench; but in a quarter of an hour the kobold began his work anew, sweeping, cleaning, wiping.
They were at length resolved to lay themselves down close together upon the flat floor; but the kobold left them not in peace.
When a vessel is doomed the kobold appears smoking a short pipe, dressed in yellow, and wearing a night-cap.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 | The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
British Dictionary definitions for kobold
a mischievous household sprite
a spirit that haunts subterranean places, such as mines
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