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spook

Informal
1. US and Canadian a spy
2. South African any pale or colourless alcoholic spirit
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Caption: Terry Scrogglns, of San Mateo, FL, with a good fish taken on the One Knocker Spook.
According the LuKe, The SpooK House is about much more than giving youngsters a Halloween fright - it's a genuine piece of performance art.
The multiple meanings of "spook" are played out in Spook's narrative as well.
TONIGHT is the last-ever episode of Spooks. And oh my word, it's worth tuning in.
This dabbling with the powers of the dark, much to the disappointment and disdain of the Spook, sets the course of the book.
If you love to delve into tales of witches and be told stories passed along from one generation the next?if you crave supernatural tension and a plethora of twists and turns?you will be hooked immediately into the pages of Spook Rock.
Instead, spooks and spies must make do with the International Spy Museum, a techno-slick for-profit enterprise that opened a few years ago among Washington's downtown tourist warrens, right between a high-class hotel and a brewpub.
Concho has a few things to learn about respecting your elders, just ask Spook.
Another project is a yearly survey of "spook houses." Every town in America has a spook house or two that sprout up on Halloween, but the San Fernando Valley is disproportionately full of them, both the Christian kind that illustrate the wages of sin with tableaux of burning teenagers, and the secular ones, stranger still, produced by families as horror-movie renderings of their own psychopathic subtexts.
Henry was a plain leopard who liked to sneak and spook his friends Zebra and Giraffe, who also were still plain themselves, on the plains.
The Spook's Revenge concludes the series of 13 books about Tom Ward's apprenticeship to the county's Spook, a man responsible for protecting the county from boggarts, witches and a host of other creatures from the dark.
With the Fiend temporarily restrained and the war over, Tom, Alice, and Master Gregory return to Chipenden to oversee the rebuilding of the Spook's house.