Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to elves; elvish; elven.
  • adj. Of or relating to certain veins of feldspathic or porphyritic rock crossing metalliferous veins in the mining districts of Cornwall.
  • n. The rock of an elvan vein, or the vein itself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to elves; elvish.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to certain veins of feldspathic or porphyritic rock crossing metalliferous veins in the mining districts of Cornwall.
  • n. The rock of an elvan vein, or the elvan vein itself; an elvan course.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An improper form of elfin.
  • n. The name given in Cornwall (England) to dikes, which are of frequent occurrence in that region, and which, throughout the principal mining districts, have a course approximately parallel with the majority of the most productive tin and copper lodes.

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Examples

  • Players, if so inclined, could have their character enter into a same-sex relationship with male elvan assassin Zevran or female human bard Leliana.

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  • Damn, everyone should have some soiled elvan underpants!

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  • One to the elvan king, another to the witch, and lastly the wizard whose beard looked woven but yet, was grayly stitched.

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  • South of Black Head, an eminence of about 150 feet, is the little port of Pentewan, noted for its elvan building stone, which is shipped, together with some china-clay, from its excellent small harbour.

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  • You see, sir, just here a ridge of elvan crops up through the slate; the rock, out yonder, is good elvan, and that is why the sea has made an island of it, wearing away the softer stuff inshore.

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  • Cornishmen 'blue elvan:' this diorite, composed of felspar and the hardest hornblende, contains granular iron and pyrites like silver.

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  • As he croons, his elvan garb transforms into a glittery ensemble resembling one of John's getups.

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  • Players, if so inclined, could have their character enter into a same-sex relationship with male elvan assassin Zeveran or female human bard Leliana.

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