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Minor divinities of nature represented as beautiful maidens; by extension, girls.

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Usage examples (35)
  • Young grasshoppers are sometimes called nymphs instead of larv√¶.
  • Emerson says, or by the nymphs, which is just as well.
  • The mock-coaxing of the nymphs might be a parody of the
  • Todd Oishi ties one of his favourtie copper dubbed nymphs
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