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elve

[elv]
(meteorology)
A transient luminous event that occurs over a thunderstorm, constituting a broad disk of illumination typically at an altitude of 85-90 kilometers (51-54 miles) with a thickness of about 6 kilometers (4 miles).
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Elve was established in 1971 and currently markets its products through over 920 points of sale across England, France, Italy, Ukraine, Russia, Cyprus, Ireland and Canada, according to the corporate website.
In any event, it is probable that the particular idea of smallness as a feature of fairies was connected to the conflation of elves and dwarfs (Grimm 444; Hall 33).
It resulted in a 44-second video of the elves breakdancing, jiving and turning somersaults to a funky version of Jingle Bells against a backdrop of snow.
Orcs & Elves II places players into the boots of a novice thief, Valin, tasked with saving his village and introduces several new characters, quests, and weapons.
And there's the chance to take musical woodland walks with the elves and skate on a specially frozen ice rink.
While he is a very happy person (even jolly), he does get irritated by the elves, especially after they have been drinking.
True, Frodo and his companions receive some supernatural first aid from the elves, but they certainly have no secret weapon as effective as the one that David himself disposed of.
The rebirth of the Shire takes place against a grand historical narrative that witnesses the decline and fall of the great civilization of the elves in Middle Earth and the gradual and inevitable loss of their magical influence on the lives of men, dwarves, and hobbits.
looked at her sheepishly and said, "The elves have been busy." Without missing a beat, Myrna said, "I don't know about the elves, but the fairies sure have been." There was a dark cloud over their visit that took a long time to lift.
Its mischievous little elves tout some of the most nutritionally reckless cookies you can buy (three of their Fudge Stripes or Deluxe Grahams contain a quarter of a day's saturated fat--more than twice what you'd get from three Oreos).