Tut

A word used in Lincolnshire for a phantom, as the Spittal Hill Tut. Tom Tut will get you is a threat to frighten children. Tut-gotten is panic-struck. Our tush is derived from the word tut.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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