- European (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A malevolent cannibal from Somerset, England who lived under the bridge of the river Yeo. He was a large humanoid being with eyes the size of saucers. When unwary travellers crossed the bridge he would drag them under the water and drown them or drag them under the bridge and slit their throat to drink their blood. Stories of the Cutter Dyer were used to scare children from wandering to far by rivers.
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