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Middle English fairie, from Old French faerie, from fae, from Vulgar Latin Fāta (“‘goddess of fate’”), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] fātum (“‘fate’”)
fairy (abstract noun)
- Land of the fae, state of enchantment, associated with fays (as in fairy gold, fairy queen)
- A mythical being who had magical powers, known in many sizes and descriptions, although often depicted in modern illustrations only as small and spritely with gauze-like wings; A sprite.
- (derogatory slang) A male homosexual, especially one who is effeminate.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A nature spirit revered in modern paganism.
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