Definitions

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  • n. The world or realm of elves.

Etymologies

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elf +β€Ž -dom

Examples

  • He explained that he used a musket ball that came from the lead mines of elfdom, lead that killed without leaving a wound.

    Nutrition

  • Often the most ordinary scenery puts on such colours as no painter would dare to imitate; whoever cares to look may see his neighbour's barn standing in the celestial radiance of Revelations or the fantastic brilliance of elfdom.

    The Spring of Joy: A Little Book of Healing

  • It was like one of those spell-bound places built for an hour or an aeon or a moment on the borders of elfdom, full of charms and old wizardry, ready to fall inwards at a word, but invincible to all but that word.

    Gone to Earth

  • To betake ourselves to cosmopolitan hotels, cities and railways, after this sojourn in elfdom, was like closing the pages of 'Don Quixote' or Lucian to read a debate in the House or listen to a sermon.

    The Roof of France

  • The basic plot finds our demon hero Hellboy (played with easy sarcasm by Ron Perlman under lots of red makeup and prosthetics) faced with a threat from the world of elfdom while he deals with more domestic issues with love interest / pyro woman Liz (Selma Blair).

    Home Theater Forum

  • Granted Santa is unique in the world of elfdom, but it’s possible that any number of his kin could rise to the occasion.

    AMC – Six Fantastic Candidates for the Next Santa Claus

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