faery :

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  • n  a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
  • n  the enchanted realm of fairies

  • She is born on Midsummer's Day, when legend held that Lordly Ones walked the earth to steal earth-children, leave faery changelings in their stead.
  • Lord Dunsany takes childish pride in the sag of his coat and the splay of his collar, what time he gets lost on a golden road to nowhere, beholding faery sights.
  • Last week he showed to newsgatherers a model which he had designed for next month's Machine Age Exposition in Manhattana little structure like a faery crystal palace strung .

  • Jack B Yeats in Toronto Star
    Yeats said he gathered folk tales from one Paddy Flynn of Ballysadare, "which is, he was wont to say, `the most gentle' - whereby he meant faery - `place in the whole of County Sligo.' "

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