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A fairy imagined to leave money under a young child's pillow in place of a tooth that has just fallen out.
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a fairy credited with leaving a child money or a small gift in exchange for a baby tooth placed under the child's pillow.
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|Noun||1.||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|
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