Freybug is a monstrous Black Dog from medieval English folklore, specifically from Norfolk.
The name "Freybug" is reportedly mentioned in an English manuscript from 1555.
Like most supernatural black dogs, it was roughly the size of a calf, and wandered country roads terrifying travelers.
The name has been reused in Final Fantasy XI.
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