/ (ˈsiːlɪ) /
pl n the seelie
good benevolent fairies
- of or belonging to the seelie
- good and benevolent like the seelieseelie wights
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Word Origin for seelie
an earlier form of silly
Words nearby seelie
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The self-promotion, Seelie thinks, is somewhat boastful, and he wonders, is it worth it?A Most Illegal Adventure with New York City’s Wildest Underground Event Planners|Nina Strochlic|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There were, as in all communities, a good and a bad section, known as the "seelie" and the "unseelie court."