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American Gods Alphabet: Rawhead

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Rawhead (91)

Rawhead (Cornish) Bogeyman often in the company of Bloody Bones . Rawhead resides in the beggars of ponds in Cornwall, if children ever centered too near to the pond, Rawhead would snatch them away and drown them in the water. One could spot the presence of Rawhead by the green sheen on the surface of the water. In some areas, Rawhead was depicted as the feminine Nellly Long-arms or the Grindylow.

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