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fa·er·ie

also fa·er·y  (fā′ə-rē, fâr′ē)
n. pl. fa·er·ies
1. A tiny, mischievous, imaginary being; a fairy.
2. The land or realm of the fairies.

[Middle English faierie, fairie; see fairy.]

fa′er·ie, fa′er·y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.faery - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powersfaery - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
spiritual being, supernatural being - an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
elf, gremlin, imp, pixie, pixy, hob, brownie - (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
fairy godmother - a female character in some fairy stories who has magical powers and can bring unexpected good fortune to the hero or heroine
gnome, dwarf - a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
Morgan le Fay - (Arthurian legend) a wicked enchantress who was the half sister and enemy of King Arthur
Puck, Robin Goodfellow - a mischievous sprite of English folklore
Oberson - (Middle Ages) the king of the fairies and husband of Titania in medieval folklore
Titania - (Middle Ages) the queen of the fairies in medieval folklore
tooth fairy - a fairy that is said to leave money at night under a child's pillow to compensate for a baby tooth falling out
water spirit, water sprite, water nymph - a fairy that inhabits water
2.faery - the enchanted realm of fairiesfaery - the enchanted realm of fairies  
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
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On one side, there were the variegated tints of collared and marbled meats, set off by bright green leaves, the pale brown of glazed pies, the rich tones of sauces and bottled fruits enclosed in their veil of glass-- altogether a sight to bring tears into the eyes of a Dutch painter; and on the other, there was a predominance of the more delicate hues of pink, and white, and yellow, and buff, in the abundant lozenges, candies, sweet biscuits and icings, which to the eyes of a bilious person might easily have been blended into a faery landscape in Turner's latest style.
But it is to be doubted whether any one liked reading them so much as he liked writing them--say, some time in the years 1893 and 1894, in a New York flat, where he could look from his lofty windows over two miles and a half of woodland in Central Park, and halloo his fancy wherever he chose in that faery realm of books which he re-entered in reminiscences perhaps too fond at times, and perhaps always too eager for the reader's following.
And at a stately sideboard, by the wine, That fragrant smell diffused, in order stood Tall stripling youths rich-clad, of fairer hue Than Ganymed or Hylas; distant more, Under the trees now tripped, now solemn stood, Nymphs of Diana's train, and Naiades With fruits and flowers from Amalthea's horn, And ladies of the Hesperides, that seemed Fairer than feigned of old, or fabled since Of faery damsels met in forest wide By knights of Logres, or of Lyones, Lancelot, or Pelleas, or Pellenore.
There within the gray stone walls of the old ivy-covered castle Spenser read the first part of his book, the Faery Queen, to Raleigh.
Queen Elizabeth received Spenser kindly, and was so delighted with the Faery Queen that she ordered Lord Burleigh to pay the poet 100 pounds a year.
The resolute din, the unresting motion of the great stones, giving her a dim, delicious awe as at the presence of an uncontrollable force; the meal forever pouring, pouring; the fine white powder softening all surfaces, and making the very spidernets look like a faery lace-work; the sweet, pure scent of the meal,--all helped to make Maggie feel that the mill was a little world apart from her outside every-day life.
Tenders are invited for Providing park at Anna Nedunchalai and providing park at OSR Land at ANNA Nedunchalai Given by Faery estate and construction of compound wall around OSR Land at Anna Nedunchalai in Dn 184Zone XIV
Faery Song should also go well in the Champagne Joseph Perrier Handicap.
Faery Song has low mileage compared to most of her Salisbury rivals, so it would be disappointing if she regressed from that Leicester spin.
com)-- Over the past six years a partnership has developed between world-renowned UK faery artists Brian and Wendy Froud, and US artists Nicholas and Holly Reviglio.
Mr Masterson worked alone on the long, horizontal platform, where Rosemary Leach and Michael Maloney once read the mysterious faery poetry of Fiona McLeod, W.
113) by his accidental experience is up to the intent of each production's director; in the Michael Hoffman-directed movie starring Kevin Kline, a trace of faerie remains with bully Bottom, for though he remains a buffoon and the grace of Faery touches Flute's acting, not his own, he has been given the gift of catching glimpses of Faery all around him.