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- noun An
elfwhich inhabits woodland.
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Joanna, thin and grubby as a shabby little wood-elf, alternated between reading Suraklin's incomprehensible files and checking and rechecking the contents of her backpack and the hardcopy, as she called it, of her own "worm" that she planned to feed into Suraklin's computer to destroy everything on its disks.
Otherwise she seems to be a mixture of a boy and wood-elf.
I'm a dryad living in an old pine, or a little brown wood-elf hiding under a crinkled leaf.
He saw the fat fleshy root like a little goblin, reaching its long white fingers down into the soil, picking out the magic crystals to pack away in its pockets; and he could see the tall stem like a wood-elf carrying them up, and spreading them upon its flat hands, so they could soak up the juices of the sun and air.
- Eladrin: The high-elf/wood-elf split goes all the way back to the Lord of the Rings,
a little brown wood-elf hiding under a crinkled leaf.
It must be potent wine to make a wood-elf drowsy; but this wine, it would seem, was the heady vintage of the great gardens of Dorwinion, not meant for his soldiers or his servants, but for the king’s feasts only, and for smaller bowls, not for the butler’s great flagons.