from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Plural of elf.
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- n. Plural form of elf.
- n. Plural form of elve.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of elf.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
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Carole and Alaya also make provocative quotes about elves the former saying "..elves I have nothing to do with", while the latter concurs with "The world does not ever, ever need to see another damn elf".
The magic of the elves is a twilight thing, the sound of distant silver horns, a fairy gold that turns to dust by noonday, and it is meant to chide the pride of foolish mortal men.
Pratchett's take on the elves is appropriately sinister, as they have no qualms placing a glamour on people and making them do their bidding.
Well the existence of dragons and elves is the most common element in all fantasy fiction, so should we believe there really were dragons breathing fire at Elf rangers stalking through the woods of Lorien?
If you think the public is willing to cut back to that level, you probably believe in elves, too.
What I am arriving at is that my dick is so big that a giant can use it to brain elves and frog-people.
Wait until the real dirt about Obama and his little elves is uncovered and then watch the Obama snow-job.
My lack of interest in elves led me to forgo not only most fantasy novels, but even the lesser investment of time required for fantasy movies.
But for the beautiful, fair creatures whom they called elves and fairies, the gods made a home somewhat above the earth, where they might live always among flowers and birds and butterflies.
There were giants from Norway and trolls from Sweden; there were dwarfs and elves from the mines of Cornwall and fairies from the hills of Ireland; there were brownies from Scotland and goblins from Germany; the Yule nisse and the skrattle from Denmark; and fairy godmothers from everywhere.
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