a little or young sylph.
Also sylph·id·ine [sil-fi-din, -dahyn]. /ˈsɪl fɪ dɪn, -ˌdaɪn/. of, relating to, or characteristic of a sylph.
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How to use sylphid in a sentence
A nymph must rise from the stream, a sylphid from the rose, before I could allow another to steal you from my side.Lucretia, Complete | Edward Bulwer-Lytton
"You got the littlest waist I ever seen," reciprocated Lulu, regarding Lilly's sylphid figure with admiring eyes.Just Around the Corner | Fannie Hurst
You fancy you were once a sylphid,” said he; “but there are no sylphids, my sweet one, and there is no Summer-land.
“Your fairy, the one you call Whisper, has taken care of it for your sake,” said the sister sylphid.
Then, intwining arms with a bright sylphid, she flew with her over the gardens in a trance of delight.