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 for faery
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fairy \Fair"y\, n.; pl. Fairies. [OE. fairie, faierie,
     enchantment, fairy folk, fairy, OF. faerie enchantment, F.
     f['e]er, fr. LL. Fata one of the goddesses of fate. See
     Fate, and cf. Fay a fairy.] [Written also fa["e]ry.]
     1. Enchantment; illusion. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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              The God of her has made an end,
              And fro this worlde's fairy
              Hath taken her into company.          --Gower.
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     2. The country of the fays; land of illusions. [Obs.]
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              He [Arthur] is a king y-crowned in Fairy. --Lydgate.
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     3. An imaginary supernatural being or spirit, supposed to
        assume a human form (usually diminutive), either male or
        female, and to meddle for good or evil in the affairs of
        mankind; a fay. See Elf, and Demon.
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              The fourth kind of spirit [is] called the Fairy.
                                                    --K. James.
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              And now about the caldron sing,
              Like elves and fairies in a ring.     --Shak.
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     5. An enchantress. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     Fairy of the mine, an imaginary being supposed to inhabit
        mines, etc. German folklore tells of two species; one
        fierce and malevolent, the other gentle, See Kobold.
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              No goblin or swart fairy of the mine
              Hath hurtful power over true virginity. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Faery \Fa"["e]r*y\, n. & a.
     Fairy. [Archaic] --Spenser.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a small being, human in form, playful and having magical
           powers [syn: fairy, faery, faerie, fay, sprite]
      2: the enchanted realm of fairies [syn: fairyland, faerie,

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