elves [ elvz ]
1. plural of elf.
WORDS RELATED TO ELVES
pixie, leprechaun, fairy, brownie, fay, elfin
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Origin: First recorded before 1000; Middle English, from Old English ælf, elf, ylf, akin to Old High German alp “incubus” (Middle High German alp , German Alp “nightmare”), Old Norse álfr, Danish alf “elf” ælfen; see elfin
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ELVES
So the elves in the Woodland Realm were an obvious [choice].
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The elves send Buddy off on an adventure to big, bad New York City to meet his family and start a new life.
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One episode, for example, centered on a Christmas-themed “celebration,” complete with elves and reindeer.
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That Santa told tellers he needed the money to “pay his elves.”
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