Definition of Faerie

1. Noun. A small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers.




2. Noun. The enchanted realm of fairies.
Exact synonyms: Faery, Fairyland
Generic synonyms: Fictitious Place, Imaginary Place, Mythical Place

Definition of Faerie

1. Noun. (archaic spelling of fairy) ¹

2. Noun. Realm of the fays, fairyland. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Faerie

1. a fairy [n -S] - See also: fairy

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Literary usage of Faerie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Book Prices Current (1919)
"The faerie Queene. Both Parts. First Part, second edition; Second l'art, first edition. ... The faerie Queene. Pictured and decorated by LF Muck- ley. ..."

2. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1892)
"Spenser said that by the faerie Queene whom Arthur sought, " I mean glory in my generall intention, but in my particular I conceive the most excellent and ..."

3. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1845)
"THE LAND OF faerie. [From Lane's " Triton's Trumpet," a MS. in the British Museum, Bib. Reg. 17 B. xv.] From faerie Lande, I com, quoth Danus now. ..."

4. A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John by Charles Dexter Cleveland (1860)
"In 1590 Spenser published the first three books of «The faerie Queene,' ind in 1591, ... The favorable manner in which « The faerie Queene" was received, ..."

5. A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John by Charles Dexter Cleveland (1854)
"In 1590 Spenser published the first three books of "The faerie Queene,'' nnd ... In 1595 the second part of "The faerie Queene,'' consisting of three more ..."

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