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fairyhood

[ fair-ee-hood ]
/ ˈfɛər iˌhʊd /
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noun
a fairy nature or state: the fairyhood of Puck.
fairies collectively.
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Origin of fairyhood

First recorded in 1825–35; fairy + -hood
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How to use fairyhood in a sentence

  • The 'elf' is flourishing in all good fairyhood, with a scarlet rose leaf on each cheek.

  • I could see that the two of them were losing faith in my godmaternal fairyhood.

    The Animated Pinup|Lewis Parker
  • Meantime she writes to a friend that “the ‘elf’ is flourishing in all good fairyhood, with a scarlet rose leaf on each cheek.”

    The Brownings|Lilian Whiting
  • She had bravely striven to keep her fairyhood, and in the battle of wits, had lost.

    Welsh Fairy Tales|William Elliott Griffis
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