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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elvesnoun

    an acronym for emissions of light and very low frequency perturbations due to electromagnetic pulse sources; extremely bright extremely short (less than a msec) electrical flashes forming a huge ring (up to 400 km diameter) in the ionosphere


  1. elvesnoun

    Plural form of elf.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Elvesthe plural of elf.

    Ye sylphs and sylphids to your chief give ear;
    Fays, fairies, genii, elves and demons hear. Alexander Pope.


  1. elves

    Elves are a type of supernatural being originating from Germanic mythology and folklore, later appearing in various forms in different cultures' literature and media. Traditionally, they are depicted as being smaller than humans with pointed ears and possessing magical abilities. They are known for their closeness to nature and often portrayed as archers or artisans. In modern times, they have been featured prominently in fantasy literature, such as J.R.R. Tolkien's works, and various games where they often represent wisdom, beauty, prosperity, and longevity. In popular Christmas folklore, they are depicted as Santa Claus's helpers who make toys in his workshop at the North Pole.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elves

    of Elf


  1. Elves

    Elves are one of the races in the Shannara series of epic fantasy novels by Terry Brooks. They are the only race of the faerie creatures still in the World, though they now have become mortal. Though Elves usually refers to the Westland Elves, Elves can be split into two: the "Land Elves" and the "Sky Elves". Note: when the word "Elves" is used in this article, it is referring to the Land Elves.

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  1. veels

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elves in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elves in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    We also have a fun The Elf on the Shelf scavenger hunt planned where we've placed the elves around our centers, some are inside of stores or at the food court.

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