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THABET TASE

(THAB-it SAY)
In Burma there is a type of SUCCUBUS that is called a thabet tase. Created when a woman dies in childbirth, the thabet tase returns to its community and preys on the men there each night.
Source: Hastings, Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, 25; Leach, Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, 1104; Scott, Gazetteer of Upper Burma, 28
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