Thursday, June 03, 1999
Definitions for kobold
- Ã¦In German folklore, a haunting spirit, gnome, or goblin.
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Citations for kobold
Witch, kobold, sprite. . . and imp of every kind.
This world and the other, too, are always present to his mind, and there in the corner is the little black kobold of a doubt making mouths at him.
Origin of kobold
Cobalt, the metal, "the goblin of the mines," was named by those who had to work it after the kobold, since it caused them so much trouble, the ore being arsenical.