faerie

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noun fa·er·ie \ˈfā-(ə-)rē, ˈfer-ē\
variants: or less commonly

faery

Definition of faerie

plural

faeries

  1. 1 :  fairyland

  2. 2 :  fairy 1

faery

adjective

Examples of faerie in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of faerie

Middle English fairie — more at fairy



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