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Fairy ring   /fˈɛri rɪŋ/   Listen
Fairy ring

noun
1.
A ring of fungi marking the periphery of the perennial underground growth of the mycelium.  Synonym: fairy circle.






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"Fairy ring" Quotes from Famous Books



... ye wait an' say," rejoined he. "Oi hed a paice ov shamrock, which I tuk out ov the fairy ring, sure, at Glasnevin, under me hid last noight whin Oi wor shlapin', an' me drame's bound fur ...
— Young Tom Bowling - The Boys of the British Navy • J.C. Hutcheson

... they warsl'd, they fell, Whiles whirl'd in a fairy ring— Our hearts ran o'er like a gushing well, And we ...
— The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume V. - The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century • Various



Words linked to "Fairy ring" :   fairy circle, doughnut, annulus, anchor ring, ring, halo



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