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BULL BEGGAR, or BULLY BEGGAR. An imaginary
being with which children are threatened by servants
and nurses, like raw head and bloody bones.
- The Devil's Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce)



Bull"beg`gar (&?;), n. Something used or suggested to produce terror, as in children or persons of weak mind; a bugbear.

And being an ill-looked fellow, he has a pension from the church wardens for being bullbeggar to all the forward children in the parish.
Mountfort (1691).

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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