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Succuba  n.  (pl. succubae)  A female demon or fiend. See Succubus. "Though seeming in shape a woman natural Was a fiend of the kind that succubae some call."

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... have been heretofore conversant about waters and rivers. The water (as Paracelsus thinks) is their chaos, wherein they live; some call them fairies, and say that Habundia is their queen; these cause inundations, many times shipwrecks, and deceive men divers ways, as Succuba, or otherwise, appearing most part (saith Tritemius) in women's shapes. [1190]Paracelsus hath several stories of them that have lived and been married to mortal men, and so continued for certain years with them, and after, upon some dislike, have forsaken them. Such a one as Aegeria, with ...
— The Anatomy of Melancholy • Democritus Junior

Words linked to "Succuba" :   devil, daimon, daemon

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