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  • in Irish folklore, a female spirit, usually taking the form of a woman whose mournful wailing warns of your impending death. the sight of the banshee warns of a death in the family.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



{ Ban"shee, Ban"shie } (&?;), n. [Gael. bean-shith fairy; Gael. & Ir. bean woman + Gael. sith fairy.] A supernatural being supposed by the Irish and Scotch peasantry to warn a family of the speedy death of one of its members, by wailing or singing in a mournful voice under the windows of the house.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



Ban`shee, among the Irish, and in some parts of the Highlands and Brittany, a fairy, believed to be attached to a family, who gave warnings by wailings of an approaching death in it, and kept guard over it.
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