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 Elf-marked.Elfin. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Elf-shot.
 
Afflicted with some unknown disease, and supposed to have been wounded by an elfin arrow. The rinderpest would, in the Middle Ages, have been ascribed to elf-shots. (See ELF-ARROWS.)   1
 


 Elf-marked.Elfin. 

 
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