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(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous WordNet 3.0
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(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A brownie or broonie, also known as a brùnaidh or gruagach, is a household spirit or Hobgoblin from Scottish folklore that is said to come out at night while the owners of the house are asleep and perform various chores and farming tasks. Wikipedia
An elf is a type of humanoid supernatural being in Germanic folklore. Wikipedia
A gremlin is a mischievous folkloric creature invented at the beginning of the 20th century to originally explain malfunctions in aircraft, and later in other machinery, processes, and their operators. Wikipedia
An imp is a European mythological being similar to a fairy or demon, frequently described in folklore and superstition. Wikipedia
A pixie is a mythical creature of British folklore. Wikipedia
A legendary creature Wikipedia Disambiguation
Mythological creature, originally from Germanic mythology. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Mythological mischievous creature. Wikipedia Disambiguation
A fantasy creature Wikipedia Disambiguation
Supernatural being in folklore Wikidata
A gremlin is a folkloric mischievous creature that causes malfunctions in aircraft or other machinery. Wikidata
Mythical creature popular in folklore from Scotland and England Wikidata
A mythical creature of Germanic mythology. In Norse mythology they were originally minor gods of nature and fertility. They are often pictured as youthful-seeming men and women of great beauty living in forests and other natural places, underground, or in wells and springs. They have been portrayed to be long-lived or immortal and they have magical powers attributed to them. OmegaWiki
A mythical creature, a helpful elf who would secretly do people's housework for them. Wiktionary
Mythical creature. Wiktionary (translation)
A luminous spirit presiding over nature and fertility and dwelling in the world of Álfheim (Elfland). Compare angel, nymph, fairy. Wiktionary
Norse mythology: luminous spirit dwelling in Álfheim. Wiktionary (translation)
A mythical creature reputed to be mischievously inclined to damage or dismantle machinery. Wiktionary
A fairy; a sprite; an elf; a bogey. Wiktionary
A playful sprite or elflike or fairy-like creature. Wiktionary
Playful sprite or elflike or fairy-like creature. Wiktionary (translation)