fairy hollow

Discussion in 'English Only' started by evergreen.soll, Dec 19, 2016.

  1. evergreen.soll Senior Member

    portuguese
    Hello,
    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
     
  2. Franco-filly Senior Member

    Southern England
    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.
     
  3. evergreen.soll Senior Member

    portuguese
    Thanks for replying:)
     

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