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Overview of adj elfin

The adj elfin has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) elfin, fey

(suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness; "thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning"; "the fey quality was there, the ability to see the moon at midday"- John Mason Brown)

2. (1) elfin, elflike

(small and delicate; "she was an elfin creature

3. elfin

(relating to or made or done by or as if by an elf; "elfin bells"; "all the little creatures joined in the elfin dance")

4. elfin, elfish, elvish

(usually good-naturedly mischievous; "perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight"; "elvish tricks")

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