faery vs fairyland what difference

what is difference between faery and fairyland

English

Noun

faery (plural faeries)

  1. Obsolete spelling of fairy

Anagrams

  • Farey, Freya, arefy, fayre


English

Etymology

fairy +‎ land

Noun

fairyland (countable and uncountable, plural fairylands)

  1. The imaginary land or abode of fairies.
    • 2004, Algernon Blackwood, A Prisoner in Fairyland , Kessinger Publishing, page 174 [1]
      Not merely a foolish fairyland of make-believe and dragons and princesses imprisoned in animals, but a fairyland the whole world needs – the sympathy of sweet endeavour, love, gentleness and sacrifice for others.
  2. Any forested place of great natural beauty.

Synonyms

  • dreamworld

Translations

Adjective

fairyland (not comparable)

  1. Having qualities ascribed to fairies and their realm; fanciful, delicate, surreal, or diminutive.
    The children built a fairyland cottage out of gingerbread, decorated with gumdrops and peppermint sticks.

References

  • fairyland in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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