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 for Goblin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Goblin \Gob"lin\, n. [OE. gobelin, F. gobelin, LL. gobelinus,
     fr. Gr. ? knave, a mischievous goblin; or cf. G. kobold, E.
     kobold, cobalt, Armor. gobilin an ignis fatuus, goblin.]
     An evil or mischievous spirit; a playful or malicious elf; a
     frightful phantom; a gnome.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           To whom the goblin, full of wrath, replied. --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  goblin
      n 1: (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that
           makes trouble for human beings [syn: goblin, hob,
           hobgoblin]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "goblin":
     Ariel, Befind, Corrigan, Finnbeara, Mab, Oberon, Titania, banshee,
     brownie, cluricaune, demon, dwarf, elf, fairy, fairy queen, fay,
     gnome, gremlin, hob, hobgoblin, imp, kobold, leprechaun, nix,
     nixie, ouphe, peri, pixie, pooka, puca, pwca, sprite, sylph,
     sylphid
  
  

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