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elfish


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elfish  \Elf"ish\,  a. 
  Of  or  relating  to  the  elves;  elflike;  implike;  weird; 
  scarcely  human;  mischievous,  as  though  caused  by  elves. 
  ``Elfish  light.''  --Coleridge. 
 
  The  elfish  intelligence  that  was  so  familiar  an 
  expression  on  her  small  physiognomy.  --Hawthorne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  elfish 
  adj  :  usually  goodnaturedly  mischievous;  "perpetrated  a  practical 
  joke  with  elfin  delight";  "elvish  tricks"  [syn:  {elfin}, 
  {elvish}] 




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