Dictionarium Britannicum - Fag ends and fairies

This page includes definitions for fag end ('the latter end of cloth'), and fairy ('a terrible elf...in human shape, fabled to haunt houses in companies to dance and revel in the night-time'.

 

 

Taken from: Dictionarium Britannicum
Author / Creator: Bailey, Nathan
Publisher: T. Cox, London
Date: 1730
Copyright: By permission of the British Library Board
Shelfmark: 625.k.7