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Micrathene WhitneyiElf Elf ([e^]lf), n.; pl. Elves ([e^]lvz). [AS. [ae]lf, ylf;
akin to MHG. alp, G. alp nightmare, incubus, Icel. [=a]lfr
elf, Sw. alf, elfva; cf. Skr. [.r]bhu skillful, artful, rabh
to grasp. Cf. Auf, Oaf.]
1. An imaginary supernatural being, commonly a little sprite,
much like a fairy; a mythological diminutive spirit,
supposed to haunt hills and wild places, and generally
represented as delighting in mischievous tricks.
Every elf, and fairy sprite, Hop as light as bird
from brier. --Shak.
2. A very diminutive person; a dwarf.
Elf arrow, a flint arrowhead; -- so called by the English
rural folk who often find these objects of prehistoric
make in the fields and formerly attributed them to
fairies; -- called also elf bolt, elf dart, and elf
Elf child, a child supposed to be left by elves, in room of
one they had stolen. See Changeling.
Elf fire, the ignis fatuus. --Brewer.
Elf owl (Zo["o]l.), a small owl (Micrathene Whitneyi) of
Southern California and Arizona.
Whitneyite Whit"ney*ite, n. [So called after J.D. Whitney, an
American geologist.] (Min.)
an arsenide of copper from Lake Superior.
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- Whitney Elizabeth Houston
(August 9, 1963 – February
11, 2012) was an American singer
and actress. She was cited
as the most awarded female artist
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4, 1982) is an American
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- The Whitney
to: Whitney Museum
Art Whitney Biennial Restaurant
in the David Whitney House
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- Mount Whitney
is the tallest mountain
in the contiguous United States
and the Sierra
Nevada, with an elevation
of 14,505 feet (4,421 m). It is located...
- Eli Whitney
(December 8, 1765 – January
8, 1825) was an American inventor
gin. This was one of the key inventions...
is an American aerospace manufacturer
with global service
operations. It is a subsidiary
of United Technologies
- Ryan D. Whitney
19, 1983) is an American former professional
defenseman. After playing
with his high school
team from Thayer...
Eve Port (born March
4, 1985) is an American television
designer, and author. Born and raised
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- statistics, the Mann–Whitney
U test (also called
–Wilcoxon (MWW), Wilcoxon
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