A wraith—the disembodied ghost of a living person. (See
“Fetches ... most commonly appear to distant friends and relations at
the very instant preceding the death of those they represent ” —Brand: Popular Antiquities (Death Omens).
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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