A strange light that attracts travellers from pathways into dangerous marshes or graveyards.

Etymology:

  • Will + of + the + wisp
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'will o' the wisp':

will o' the wispA delusional or otherwise unobtainable goal that one feels compelled to pursue.
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wird der Irrlichter

fuego fatuo

le feu follet

beidh o 'an wisp

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