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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French faerie; equivalent to faie +‎ -erie.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛi̯(ə)ri(ə)/

NounEdit

fairye (uncountable)

  1. The land or domain in which magical or mythological creatures live; the Otherworld.
  2. The occult, esoteric, or magical arts or a product of them used for illusion (e.g. a phantasm).
  3. (as a collective) Magical or mythological beings, beasts, or creatures.
  4. A magical or mythological being, beast, or creature.
  5. (rare) Something which is untrue, invented, or fictional.

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