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FUERSTEINMANNLI

(Few-er-STINE-man-lee)
Variations: Feux Follet, Treasure Light
In Switzerland there is a type of vampiric spirit named f?ersteinmannli. Essentially, it is a male CORPSE CANDLE.
Source: Dyer, Popular Science Monthly, vol. 19, 74; Meyer, Mythologie der Germanen
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