- European (culture)
- Domestic (attribute)
- Rural (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
These a creatures that have long hair and fangs with the heads of wild beasts and two large horns. People dress up as them at the Shrovetide carnival and at the end of the year and go around the town with birch twigs to cleanse the Earth.
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