Origin of fairy ring
Examples from the Web for fairy ring
They hold their great balls in the open air, in what is called a fairy-ring.The Little White Bird|J. M. Barrie
The fairy-ring agaric is a valuable little fungus, and common on almost every lawn.
In this way was recovered, after the expiration of a year and a day, a youth who had wandered into a fairy-ring.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
M. urens, the most acrid of all allied funguses, usually grows in woods, though sometimes in the fairy-ring.
"Put your foot on mine, David," said he to me (his own foot was at the time on the outward edge of the fairy-ring).The Fairy Mythology|Thomas Keightley