from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun In fairy tales, a female, usually older fairy who helps humans by using magical powers.
- noun A generous benefactor.
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- noun In certain
fairy tales, a fictional benevolentwoman with magicalpowers who uses them to help the causeof the protagonist.
- noun by extension Any
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- noun a female character in some fairy stories who has magical powers and can bring unexpected good fortune to the hero or heroine
- noun a generous benefactor
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