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faerie

noun fa·er·ie \ˈfā-(ə-)rē, ˈfer-ē\

Definition of faerie

plural fa·er·ies

  1. 1 :  fairyland

  2. 2 :  fairy 1

faery adjective


Examples of faerie

  1. <in ancient folklore faeries were often portrayed as powerful beings who could wreak havoc on the lives of humans>



Variants of faerie

also fa·ery play \ˈfā-(ə-)rē, ˈfer-ē\

Origin of faerie

Middle English fairie — more at fairy


First Known Use: 1579

Rhymes with faerie


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