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- n. Obsolete spelling of fairy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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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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.
Another query about fairies, spelled as "faery" this time.
It need not just be saltwater habitats either: many of the Celtic "faery" tales link the Fair Folk with lakes and lochs.
"faery," though the land poor Angela had wandered away from was the
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.
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.
A disappeared world where magic reigned, and Fey and Other passed with ease between the mortal and faery realms.
As Aniday became a faery and empathetic with nature, I realized that the other protagonist would have to think and view nature more abstractly.
Mine's more into anything with wings (and we're not talking faery wings either.)
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.