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This pentagram in the doorway keystone at 1 rue Jean-Gouthière, in Chaumont, France, is reminiscent of hermetic usage such as Robert Moray's ""mason's mark". It may be a Drudenfuß, or warding against ghosts. "There is perhaps in all this some lingering notion of the association of the German word Drudenfuß with 'Druid'. Unjustly so. The word has nothing to do with the Druids, but with Drude: in Southern German and Austrian popular belief a Drude is a female ghost who causes nightmares." See Cornelia J. de Vogel and Bächtold-Stäubli, Handwörterbuch des deutschen Aberglaubens VIII, col. 1173f. [p. 35.]
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