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synonyms for elves

  • dwarfs
  • elfenfolk
  • fairies
  • fairyfolk
  • laborers
  • leprechauns
  • midgets
  • the unremarkable
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How to use elves in a sentence

The Elves Chorus is intended for boys voices in unison, with accompaniment for mixed chorus and orchestra.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
All around him, wherever the moon shone through the trees, he saw numbers of elegant little elves at play.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
The thorn bush was sacred to the Elves for reasons which will be discussed in a subsequent chapter.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Shakespeare refers to elves as ouphes, which is the same word as oaf and was formerly spelt aulf.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
In the North of England the elves seem to have been known as hags, for fairy rings are there known as hag tracks.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
They never saw the dances of the elves, never heard the delicate harmony of their roundelays.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
Fairies and elves, and other half-human demons, are sometimes regarded as degenerate gods.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
Some of the supernatural beings resemble our elves and fairies and the Indian Rakshasas.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
But, returning to western traditions, there is a way of counteracting the elves' transforming magic.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
Wiser, though still doomed to failure, were those Irish elves who lifted up a window and handed the infant out.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ELVES

  • dwarfs
  • elfenfolk
  • elves
  • fairies
  • fairyfolk
  • laborers
  • leprechauns
  • midgets
  • the unremarkable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.