Bean-Fionn(Ban-Shoan): Water Woman, Weiss Frau, Jenny Greentooth, Greentoothed Woman/Ireland, Germany, England. A female faery garbed in a white
gown who lives beneath the streams nad lakes. She grabs children and drowns them while they are at work or play near the water's edge.
Beansidhe(Banshee): Washer of the Shrouds, Washer at the Banks, Washer at the Fords, Cointeach, Cyrhiraeth, Cyoerraeth, Gwrach y Rhibyn, Hag of the
Dribble, Eur-Cunnere Noe/Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, Wales, Cornwall. An old hag washer woman faery seen at river and streamsides washing the shrouds of
the dead. When she appears in this fornm in Ireland, however, she is properly called the Bean-Nighe. She can also be heard keening (a mournful cry) at night
prior to a death.
Bean-Tighe(Ban-tee or Ban-teeg): Our Housekeeper/Ireland. Faeries who are believed to look like small peasant women, with kind, dimpled faces. They live near
the hearth and finish the chores the tired woman of the house leaves undone and watches over the children while they sleep.
Boggarts: Hobgoblins, Goblins, Gobelins, the Boogey Man, Boogies, Padfoot, Boggans, Hobbers, Gobs, Blobs/Scotland. A male dwarf ugly faery who adopts a house
for the sheer enjoyment of destroying things. They are very greedy and ill-tempered.
Brownies: House Brownie, Little Man, Nis, Domovoi, Yumboes, Chao Phum Phi, Hobs/Scotland, Denmark, Russia, North Africa, China, England. Very small
male faeries with black eyes, and neat dress. It is believed they reward kindness to them and fellow beings (fae and human)by helping out in the house, farm, and
performing other such helpful deeds.
Brown Men: Moor Men/Cornwall, Scotland. They are short thin male faeries who protect the animal life in the moors.