You are here:
  1. » Home
  2. » Areas
  3. » Folklore
  4. » General folklore
  5. » bwbach

bwbach

by Micha F. Lindemans
A Welsh household fairy which may be helpful or mischievous. It is a scold to teetotalers and dissenting ministers. The bwbach is best known in the three Glamorganshires. Plural form is bwbachod.

It is also a term used to describe a warrior as leader causing terror.


Article details:

  • Etymology:
    bogy, scarecrow

Page tools: