Elke vs Elfe - What's the difference?

elke | elfe |


As nouns the difference between elke and elfe

is that elke is the european wild or whistling swan (cygnus ferus ) while elfe is a female elf, a fairy, nymph.

elke

English

Alternative forms

* elk

Noun

(en noun)
  • The European wild or whistling swan (Cygnus ferus ).
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    elfe

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A female elf, a fairy, nymph
  • :* Scho was so faire & so fresche, as faucon hire semed, An elfe out of an-othire erde, or ellis an Aungell. — The Wars of Alexander, 1450
  • :: (She was so fair and happy and seemed elegant, an elfe from another world or else an angel.)
  • :* He was takyn with an elfe ... When the clok stroke twelf was he forshapyn. — The Towneley Plays, 1500
  • :* Maiden Elfe — Jesse White, drawing caption, 2009
  • :* Fantasy Elfe And Dragon Art Wallpaper 1024x768
  • References

  • MED, elf, elve(n)
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