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Daemon
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will-o'-the-wisp

(noun) A pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground.

Synonyms: friar's lantern, ignis fatuus, jack-o'-lantern

Usage: The white face of a dying man seemed suddenly to have floated up out of the darkness, to have come to him like a will-o'-the-wisp from the swamp.
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will-o'-the-wisp
Definition: (noun) A pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground.
Synonyms: friar's lantern, ignis fatuus, jack-o'-lantern
Usage: The white face of a dying man seemed suddenly to have floated up out of the darkness, to have come to him like a will-o'-the-wisp from the swamp.
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Daemon wrote:
will-o'-the-wisp

(noun) A pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground.

Synonyms: friar's lantern, ignis fatuus, jack-o'-lantern

Usage: The white face of a dying man seemed suddenly to have floated up out of the darkness, to have come to him like a will-o'-the-wisp from the swamp.
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To order a citizen who has been tried and acquitted in due course of law to be tried again for the same offence because after the trial a rule of law laid down by this Court (Supreme) is subsequently changed, is, in those circumstances, to make precedent of this Court an ignis fatuus.

-Mr. Justice John Murray, Judgment No.2, in "The People v MR.C.".
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Definition: (noun) A pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground.
Synonyms: friar's lantern, ignis fatuus, jack-o'-lantern
Usage: The white face of a dying man seemed suddenly to have floated up out of the darkness, to have come to him like a will-o'-the-wisp from the swamp.
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Will-o'-the-Wisp was a mythological fire sprite in Lesya Ukrainka's Dramatis Personæ "Forest Song"
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