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elves

 (ĕlvz)
n.
Plural of elf.

elves

(ɛlvz)
n
the plural of elf

elf

(ɛlf)

n., pl. elves (elvz).
1. a diminutive being in folklore given to mischievous interference in human affairs.
2. a small or mischievous person, esp. a child.
[before 1000; Middle English, back formation from elven, Old English elfen nymph (i.e., female elf); see elfin]
elf′like`, adj.

ELF

or elf,

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Noun1.elves - an acronym for emissions of light and very low frequency perturbations due to electromagnetic pulse sources; extremely bright extremely short (less than a msec) electrical flashes forming a huge ring (up to 400 km diameter) in the ionosphere
atmospheric electricity - electrical discharges in the atmosphere
Translations

elf

(elf) nounplural elves (elvz)
a tiny and mischievous fairy.
ˈelfin adjective
of or like an elf.
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Britons believe yet that he is still in life And dwelleth in Avelon with the fairest of all elves, And every Briton looketh still when Arthur shall return.
The thought pleased the good cobbler very much; and one evening, when all the things were ready, they laid them on the table, instead of the work that they used to cut out, and then went and hid themselves, to watch what the little elves would do.
the elves and fairies of the place are quite obliging.
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