fairy hollow


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What does fairy hollow mean in here?

Beyond was a fairy hollow, a cuplike depression, curtained from the world by the red vines that hung from the trees upon its brim, and carpeted with the gold of a great maple;....
To Have and to Hold By Mary Johnston
  • Franco-filly

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    English - Southern England
    A hollow, as per the text, is a cup-shaped depression/dip in the ground. A fairy hollow is presumably one where it is believed fairies exist, or it has a romantic feel about it that one could imagine fairies living there.
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