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Elf-marked

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Those born with a natural defect, according to the ancient Scottish superstition, are marked by the elves for mischief. Queen Margaret called Richard III.—        

“Thou elfish-marked, abortive, rooting hog!”—


Shakespeare: Richard III., i. 3.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Eleusinian Mysteries
Elevation of the Host (The)
Eleven (Anglo-Saxon, andlefene, ænd = ain, lefene = lef, left)
Eleven Thousand Virgins
Eleventh Hour (At the)
Elf (plural, Elves, Anglo-Saxon, œlf)
Elf-arrows
Elf-fire
Elf-land
Elf-locks
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Elf-shot
Elfin
Elgin Marbles
Elia
Eliab
Eliakim
Elidure
Eligibles and Detrimentals
Elijah’s Melons
Eliminate