kesilim
   In Jewish demonology, DEMONs who play tricks, misguide people, and make fun of them. Kesilim means “fooling spirits.” The kesilim appear in a 17thcentury book, Emek ha-Melekh. Related to them is a type of low demon, the lezim (jesters), who act as poltergeists and throw things about a house.

Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology. . 2009.

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