- European (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Domestic (attribute)
- Haunting (behaviour)
A hideous Bogie from France. He has huge teeth and thick lips, with a bulging nose and hollow eyes. He also had pointed ears and a white beard that grew around the jaw, with spiky hair and thick eyebrows. He wears squared pattern shoes, a peasant’s jacket, belt, breeches and stockings. He lives with his wife who looks much the same but wears an apron. The Croquemitaine is used to scare children.
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