elf arrow

noun
variants: or less commonly elf bolt or elf dart

Definition of elf arrow

: a flint arrowhead or similarly shaped stone supposed in some parts of Great Britain to be arrows shot by elves especially at cattle and to possess magical powers

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“Elf arrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elf%20arrow. Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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