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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Bullbeggar \Bull"beg`gar\, n.
     Something used or suggested to produce terror, as in children
     or persons of weak mind; a bugbear.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           And being an ill-looked fellow, he has a pension from


           the church wardens for being bullbeggar to all the
           forward children in the parish.          --Mountfort
                                                    (1691).
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