Faerie meaning

fāə-rē, fârē
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A tiny, mischievous, imaginary being; a fairy.
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The land or realm of the fairies.
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Fairyland.
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A fairy.
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Archaic spelling of fairy.
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Realm of the fays, fairyland.
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(archaic) Fairy.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
faerie
Plural:
faeries

Origin of faerie

  • Middle English faierie, fairie fairy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French faerie; re-introduced into English in deliberately archaising spelling in 1590 by Edmund Spenser in authoring the Faerie Queene.

    From Wiktionary