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leprechaun

(lĕp`rəkŏn), Irish fairy represented as a tiny old man. Leprechauns are mischievous and elusive creatures, said to possess buried crocks of gold, the location of which they will reveal if forced.

leprechaun

small supernatural creature associated with shoemaking and hidden treasure. [Irish Folklore: Benét, 579]
See: Fairy

leprechaun

(in Irish folklore) a mischievous elf, often believed to have a treasure hoard
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