from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An extremely dim, short-lived, expanding disk of reddish light found above thunderstorms and believed to be created by electromagnetic pulses from intense lightning.
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- n. an upper atmospheric optical phenomena associated with thunderstorms, rapidly expanding disk-shaped regions of luminosity, lasting less than a thousandth of a second, which occur high above energetic cloud-to-ground lightning of positive or negative polarity
- n. Obsolete form of elf.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An old form of Elf.
Bekel, Steep Nemorn, elve hundred and therety and to years how the krow flees end in deed, after a power of skimiskes, blodidens and godinats of them, when we sight the beasts, (heg-heg whatlk of wraimy wetter!), moist moonful date man aver held dimsdzey death with, and higheye was in the Reilly Oirish
I don't mean Tolkien's pastiches of Breton lais in his elve-songs, which seem rather insipid, but his recreation of Anglo-Saxon verse, which is magnificent: the lament for ThÃ©oden Kin (Return, p. 124), "We heard of the horns in the hills ringing," is a small masterpiece.
The term _Brownie_, or swarthy elve, suggests a connection between them and the _Gwylliaid Cochion_, or Red Fairies of Wales.
"Invert the tables, you misbegotten son of an elve," replied Fenton;
D elve into ribs and salmon at the annual Johnson Farm Museum Salmon Bake & Rib BBQ this weekend.
Read more elve - great piece of info, wish there were any pictures of it ...
But this objection, if well grounded, lies against not only one, but twelve apostles; not only against tw elve apostles, but against more i\\?
Oeeske¿e Deens. "vemeCeb ≥ eele efke¿leer Lees [b Deblej Demeleb! meie» ≥ eebveer Ske¿e megjele cnÏ} b, ílegceÆ ≥ ee nelemetve peeleerle eflelekes¿ Hej ≥ elve ©iCe efJe ﬁ eebleer Iesle nesles.
"during the tv/elve months preceding the first day of De - cember in said year" and inserting in place thereof the words: — for the fiscal year ending on the previous June thirtieth, — so as to read as follows: — Section 5.
To fee how we behave our (elve* one would think we had got Letters oflnftu ranee for our Salvation, that God himfclf had revealed to us, that the Devils ftvould