Hobgoblins [noun]

Definition of Hobgoblins:

mischievous goblin

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Sentence/Example of Hobgoblins:

Robin Goodfellow, the Puck, or Hobgoblin, is however essentially mischievous.

I'll put me on my great carnation nose, and wrap me in a rousing calf-skin suit, and come like some hobgoblin.

Being at one time troubled with illusions, I have myself crushed a hobgoblin by sitting on its lap.

And wasnt Granny kind to show us how to make it into so strange a hobgoblin of a creature as is our Jack?

The second hobgoblin will be there, a mighty Ghost of valor.

Its wings––eighteen feet across from tip to tip––were not the wings of a bird, but of a bat or a hobgoblin.

With what superstitious dread you looked cautiously around, expecting a hobgoblin at any moment to rise out of the ground?

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.

Dullaghan; 'a hideous kind of hobgoblin generally met with in churchyards, who can take off and put on his head at will.'

By way of preliminary, I may ask whether his past antecedents show him to be a statesman of this hobgoblin type?