Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The queen of the elves or fairies.

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Examples

  • The girl lay silently back, as the motor whizzed along, and looked half-consciously for the elf-queen to wave life into this dead world again.

    DARKWATER

  •       If she had been anybody else - any other fairy, sprite, elf-queen, witch, or spirit - I'd have been a gentleman and called her a cab.

    Every Time a Fairy Gets Laid

  • If she had been anybody else - any other fairy, sprite, elf-queen, witch, or spirit - I'd have been a gentleman and called her a cab.

    Every Time a Fairy Gets Laid

  • Hence, a psionic boy with telepathic powers due to his mutation is a science fiction character; but a prophet who reads the unspoken thoughts in the hearts of men due to a blessing from the elf-queen, is a fantasy character.

    INTERVIEW: John C. Wright

  • I've always favoured eighteenth century --there was an attempt by some kinds to that cliched cod-Victorian Goth+corset stuff, and one obviously English fan looking a little lost and considerably upstaged in her post Worldcon elf-queen costume.

    La Serenissima and lovely books

  • The hobbits 'hole-dwellings may originate from Anglo-Saxon semisunken huts known as grubenhäuser, like those found at West Stow, Sussex; Celtic and Roman wells from all over Britain may have inspired the spiritual waters the elf-queen Galadriel controls; and both Boromir's funeral and the dwarves' smithing abilities are linked to the Sutton Hoo burial ship and its bounty of gold and silver artifacts.

    Books: Excavating Middle-earth

  • Tanis wondered what Alhana, elf-queen of the Silvanesti, thought of the man she had married for the sake of politics.

    Dragons Of Summer Flame

  • They came a few timid steps further into the room, and began to bow low, feeling strangely surprised and awkward, like folk that, knocking at a cottage door to beg for a drink of water, have been answered by a fair young elf-queen clad in living flowers.

    The Lord of the Rings

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