Found 3 items, similar to fairy.
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n 1: small, human in form, playful, having magical powers [syn: faery
2: offensive terms for an openly homosexual man [syn: fagot
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1. Of or pertaining to fairies.
2. Given by fairies; as, fairy money. --Dryden.
(Zo["o]l.), the Euoropean little tern (Sterna minuta
); -- called also sea swallow
, and hooded tern
. (Zo["o]l.) See under Bluebird
(Zo["o]l.), a European swallow (Hirrundo ariel
) that builds flask-shaped nests of mud on
or Fairy circles
, the circles formed in
grassy lawns by certain fungi (as Marasmius Oreades
formerly supposed to be caused by fairies in their
midnight dances; also, the mushrooms themselves. Such
circles may have diameters larger than three meters.
(Zo["o]l.), a European fresh-water phyllopod
crustacean (Chirocephalus diaphanus
); -- so called from
its delicate colors, transparency, and graceful motions.
The name is sometimes applied to similar American species.
(Paleon.), an echinite.
, n.; pl. Fairies
. [OE. fairie, faierie,
enchantment, fairy folk, fairy, OF. faerie enchantment, F.
f['e]er, fr. LL. Fata one of the goddesses of fate. See
, and cf. Fay
a fairy.] [Written also fa["e]ry
1. Enchantment; illusion. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
The God of her has made an end,
And fro this worlde's fairy
Hath taken her into company. --Gower.
2. The country of the fays; land of illusions. [Obs.]
He [Arthur] is a king y-crowned in Fairy. --Lydgate.
3. An imaginary supernatural being or spirit, supposed to
assume a human form (usually diminutive), either male or
female, and to meddle for good or evil in the affairs of
mankind; a fay. See Elf
, and Demon
The fourth kind of spirit [is] called the Fairy.
And now about the caldron sing,
Like elves and fairies in a ring. --Shak.
5. An enchantress. [Obs.] --Shak.
Fairy of the mine
, an imaginary being supposed to inhabit
mines, etc. German folklore tells of two species; one
fierce and malevolent, the other gentle, See Kobold
No goblin or swart fairy of the mine
Hath hurtful power over true virginity. --Milton.