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 Fad’ladeen’.Faërie Queene. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Faërie or Feerie.
 
The land of the fays or faeries. The chief fay realms are Av’alon, an island somewhere in the ocean; O’beron’s dominions, situate “in wilderness among the holtis hairy;” and a realm somewhere in the middle of the earth, where was Pari Banou’s palace.   1
       
“For learnëd Colin [Spenser] lays his pipes to gage,
And is to Faëry gone a pilgrimage.”
       
Drayton: Eclogue, iii.
 


 Fad’ladeen’.Faërie Queene. 

 
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