hobgoblin


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(folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings

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an object of dread or apprehension

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If consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, does that make such programming inconsistency a good thing?
Hobgoblin is the 5th biggest selling bottled ale in England.
After a successful run on BBC NI sketch show Late Licence, the only Northern Ireland finalist in the prestigious Hobgoblin Comedy Competition will be putting on her first one woman show, Delighted, at the Black Box in Belfast tonight.
The supermarket giant advertised four cans of Hobgoblin on its website for PS4.
Leading the lessons is Streetly-based Mark McCabe, who manages Hobgoblin Music in the Custard Factory and plays with The Father Teds band.
PEDIGREE and Hobgoblin brewer Marston's has reported strong sales over Christmas and New Year.
Drinkers will be able to ward off the evil spirits by quaffing the likes of Hobgoblin, Blond Witch, Devil's Elbow and Matfen Magic - all served under the watchful eye of some scary-looking, candle-lit pumpkins.
Shattered (360) All of the expected villains are in place such as Mysterio, Kraven and Hobgoblin etc.
Wychwood makes the Hobgoblin ale brand, as well as Brakspear and Prince Charles's Duchy Originals Organic Ale.
Marston's, which makes Marston's Pedigree, Bank's and Jennings, was motivated to buy the business by the success of its subsidiary Refresh UK in premium bottled ales such as Hobgoblin and Brakspear, Darby told The Grocer.
The beers include Marston's Wicked Witch, Wychwood Hobgoblin, York Centurions Ghost, Highgate Lone Wolf, Moorhouse Broomstick, Ecaussinnes Fruit Beer from Belgium, Czech beer Herold Black Chalice and JW Less Ruddy Glow.
Hobgoblin which specialises in acoustic instruments is looking to open its first North East store.
Marston's, which brews Pedigree and Hobgoblin ales, is buying the trading operations of Thwaites' beer division including flagship ale brands Wainwright and Lancaster Bomber.
Marston's, which has 2,000 pubs as well as the Hobgoblin and Pedigree beer brands, will use the proceeds to slash its PS1 billion debt and up spending on the roll-out of its new-build pub restaurants.