elves elves  /ˈɛlvz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
  2. (n) below 3 kilohertz
  3. (n) an acronym for emissions of light and very low frequency perturbations due to electromagnetic pulse sources; extremely bright extremely short (less than a msec) electrical flashes forming a huge ring (up to 400 km diameter) in the ionosphere

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The elves, distant figures in The Lord of the Rings, spend more time outside their secret spa-resorts mixing it up with mere mortals.
  2. It appears that elves, while remaining hidden, somehow manage to hand out their maps.
  3. Frodo was last seen skipping town with the elves.

News

  1. Breakfast with Santa

    You and your family are invited to a breakfast celebration with Santa! The elves will be cooking up some of delicious North Pole Pancakes and Santa will be posing for pictures. The elves have also set-up a workshop with holiday crafts and fun for the children. Register early...spaces are limited and this event fills fast. NOTE: Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. You may register for ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Ward off witchcraft with Elecampane

    Community Voices Ward off witchcraft with Elecampane Register Jul 5, 2013 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "417992" }); document.write(' '); This week on master herbalist Mary Colvin's Herbal Collections blog, she delves into the history of Elecampane, an Old World herb once used as part of nine ingredients in the formula to protect against witchcraft. "Being an Old ...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: The Sandusky Register

Quotes

  1. "I'm a skeptic across-the-board of ghosts and elves and ESP and the afterlife. But it doesn't change the fact that the romance of Hollywood lets you take someone on board on a journey against their will, really, if it's done well," Gervais said...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Ricky Gervais Source: Newsweek

  2. "Like with (JRR) Tolkien, there's something about them that's beyond the fantasy," Craig told a small group of reporters in Cannes on Monday. "It's not just about witches and elves. It's a story about true feelings."
    on May 21, 2007 By: Daniel Craig Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Thanks to this agreement, the only time he needs to worry about red tape is if he wants to use it to wrap presents," Mineta said. "Santa's elves are tough negotiators. But, in the end, we were able to arrive at an agreement that will benefit...
    on Dec 21, 2005 By: Norman Mineta Source: WPXI.com

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