With his small frame and bright eyes, he'd always reminded her of an elf of some sort.
The commonest geographical terms are: elf, strom, river; sjo, lake; o, island; holm, small island; fjall, mountain, group or range; dal, valley; vik, bay.
Listen, replied the pasha; buy the biggest and heaviest kurbash you can find; hang it up in the centre of the mudiri elf, well within your reach, and you will very seldom require to use it.
Five years later, on the eastern bank a triangular fort, called Elf sborg, was constructed near the present Salem.
28 romance of Thomas and the elf-queen was attributed to Erceldoune by Robert Mannyng de Brunne, but the earliest text, in the Auchinleck MS. in the Advocates' library, Edinburgh, is in a dialect showing southern forms, and dates from the beginning of the 14th century.