Definitions for faerieˈfeɪ ə ri, ˈfɛər i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fa•er•ieˈfeɪ ə ri, ˈfɛər i(n.; adj.)(pl.)-er•ies

or fa•er•y

  1. (n.)the imaginary land of the fairies; fairyland.

  2. Archaic. a fairy.

  3. (adj.)fairy.

Origin of faerie:

1580–90; sp. var. of fairy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fairy, faery, faerie, fay, sprite(noun)

    a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers

  2. fairyland, faerie, faery(noun)

    the enchanted realm of fairies

Wiktionary

  1. faerie(Noun)

    Realm of the fays, fairyland.

  2. Origin: From faerie; re-introduced into English in deliberately archaising spelling in 1590 by Edmund Spenser in authoring the Faerie Queene.

Freebase

  1. Faerie

    Faerie, The Fair Lands or The Twilight Realm is one of two fictional otherdimensional homelands for the Faerie, as published by DC Comics. The Vertigo Comics realm of Faerie is an amalgam of the mythological realms of Álfheimr, Otherworld, the Fortunate Isles, Tír na nÓg and Avalon. This mix is heavily influenced by Shakespeare play A Midsummer Night's Dream. It is home to the faeries and other mythical races, ruled over by the Seelie Court and King Auberon and Queen Titania. Faerie debuted in The Books of Magic #3, and was created by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess.

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