Variations: Alpdaemon, Dochje, Dockeli, Doggi, Toggeli
In the vampiric lore of Germany, the dockeleis a vampiric creature similar to the ALP (see GERMAN VAMPIRES). It looks like a common house cat and it kills its victims by draining their blood through their mouth.
Source: Culebras, Sleep Disorders, 86; Magyar Tu-dományos Akadémia, Acta ethnographica, 34; Meyer, Vampires of Germany, 131, 134

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  • Alp — (ALP) Variations: Alb, Alf, ALFEMOE, Alpdaemon, Alpen, Alpes, Alpmann, APSARAS, BOCKSHEXE, BOCKSMARTE, Cauquemare, Chauche Vieille, Dochje, DOCKELE, Dockeli, Doggi, Druckerl, DRUDE, Drut, Drutt, ELBE, Fraueli, Inuus, LEETON, Lork, Maar, MAHR,… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

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