Definitions

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  • n. Obsolete spelling of fairy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fairy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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Examples

  • In CATNYP by Delia Sherman, a mortal girl who is a "taken child" tries to find her place in faery society, where she is without any special powers.

    The Faery Reel

  • Another query about fairies, spelled as "faery" this time.

    Inside the Mailbag, Week #4

  • It need not just be saltwater habitats either: many of the Celtic "faery" tales link the Fair Folk with lakes and lochs.

    Posthuman Blues

  • "faery," though the land poor Angela had wandered away from was the

    The Master-Christian

  • The weaver rendering the Fey aura—for even without the recognizable dolmen behind her it was obvious the woman was one of the faery folk—worked in a mix of gold and silver threads.

    Earl of Durkness

  • During the Lost Days, the walls between the faery kingdom of Ynys Avalenn and the mortal realm remained open with both sides able to pass as needed.

    Earl of Durkness

  • A disappeared world where magic reigned, and Fey and Other passed with ease between the mortal and faery realms.

    Earl of Durkness

  • As Aniday became a faery and empathetic with nature, I realized that the other protagonist would have to think and view nature more abstractly.

    Interview with Keith Donohue

  • Mine's more into anything with wings (and we're not talking faery wings either.)

    NZ/Aus Author Series: Yvonne Lindsay

  • I don't know if it's considered a faery tale, but I loved the genie, the flying rugs, ... and the story between Ali and Yasmine.

    Guest Author: India Grey

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