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Origin of sylph
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OTHER WORDS FROM sylphsylphic, adjectivesylphlike, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sylph
On finding himself the object of our attention, the man vanished with the swiftness of a sylph.Parisians in the Country|Honore de Balzac
But no sylph came again; no form rivaled the zephyr before me.
One word again made me a captive: that word was now "Lafontaine;" and at the same moment I saw the sylph bounding to my side.
"Wait in this spot until I return," was all that I heard, before he and the sylph had waltzed away far down the hall.
Fanciful as it may seem, the little sylph bore a striking resemblance to the flower from which she sprung.