Morgan le Fay


Morgan le Fay

noun \-lə-ˈfā\

Definition of MORGAN LE FAY

:  a sorceress and sister of King Arthur

Origin of MORGAN LE FAY

Old French Morgain la fee Morgan the fairy
First Known Use: 15th century

Morgan le Fay

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

(“Morgan the Fairy”) Enchantress in Arthurian legend. Skilled in the arts of healing and changing shape, she ruled Avalon, the island where King Arthur retreated to be healed of his wounds after his last battle. She had learned her magic powers from books and from Merlin. In other stories she is Arthur's sister and enemy, and seduces him to produce a son who later kills Arthur.

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