fairy lights


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fairy lights

pl n
small coloured electric bulbs strung together and used for decoration, esp on a Christmas tree
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fairy lights

npl (Brit) → lanternine fpl colorate
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References in classic literature ?
all beneath, The fairy light that kiss'd her golden hair And long'd to rest, yet could but sparkle there !
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