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fa·er·iealso 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.
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faerie(ˈfeɪərɪ; ˈfɛərɪ) or
n, pl -ries
1. the land of fairies
a variant of fairy
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or fa•er•y(ˈfeɪ ə ri, ˈfɛər i)
n., pl. -er•ies for 2,
1. the imaginary land of the fairies; fairyland.
2. Archaic. a fairy.adj.
[1580–90; sp. variant of fairy]
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|Noun||1.||faerie - 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
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
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
|2.||faerie - the enchanted realm of fairies|
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