Origin of elfin
Examples from the Web for elfin
Mickey Rooney, the elfin actor who could pull out all the stops on stage and on film, died Sunday in Los Angeles at the age of 93.
Before these famous cartoons went viral, Santa was depicted either as a tall, thin, and less than jolly fellow or an elfin man.
One of the Ribhus was a famous archer, like the elfin artisan Egil of Teutonic mythology.Indian Myth and Legend|Donald Alexander Mackenzie
The lassie's elfin face looked out from a low, rear window of the Candlemakers' Guildhall at the top of the Row.Greyfriars Bobby|Eleanor Atkinson
Soon a great shout arose,—no elfin call, but a cry of wonder-stricken earthlings.
Gwragedd Annwn, dames of Elfin land, is a term applied to Fairy ladies.Welsh Folk-Lore|Elias Owen
It was a chilly, elfin time to me; but I got through it, and sang about the angels in the church next day.