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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 elves
 elf的複數

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Elf n.; pl. Elves
 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 shot.
 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 Zoöl., a small owl (Micrathene Whitneyi) of Southern California and Arizona.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Elves n.; pl. of Elf.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 elves
      See elf

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 elves
      n : an acronym for emissions of light and very low frequency
          perturbations due to electromagnetic pulse sources;
          extremely bright extremely short (less than a msec)
          electrical flashes forming a huge ring (up to 400 km
          diameter) in the ionosphere

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 elf
      n 1: (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous [syn: hob,
            gremlin, pixie, pixy, brownie, imp]
      2: below 3 kilohertz [syn: extremely low frequency]
      [also: elves (pl)]