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(in Germanic mythology) a spirit who haunts houses or lives underground in caves or mines.
- ‘Everything looked good for an evening of high adventure until the first kobold was killed.’
- ‘Nein taunted the kobolds that surrounded her group.’
- ‘You're the senior student of a dwarf named Master Drogan, and one night kobolds attack, poison Drogan, and then make off with some powerful artifacts.’
- ‘As soon as you walk around in your own house with the lights off, some evil little kitchen kobold rushes out and rearranges all your furniture.’
- ‘They rushed over to investigate, and saw a kobold trapped in a bear trap.’
- ‘You'll encounter giant rats, spiders, kobolds, wolves, trolls, and the rest of the usual suspects.’
From German Kobold.
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