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Elf-fire

The ignis—fatuus. The name of this elf is Will o' the Wisp, Jack o' lanthorn, Peg-a-lantern, or Kit o' the canstick (candlestick).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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