Citations:fairy lights

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English citations of fairy lights

Noun: "(UK) small electric lights on a strand which are used decoratively, especially on Christmas trees"[edit]

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  • 2005 — Cathy Kelly, Best of Friends, Downtown Press, →ISBN, page 130:
    Inside, the whole of the big reception room was twinkling with fairy lights and candles.
  • 2010 — Trisha Ashley, Twelve Days of Christmas, HarperCollins, →ISBN, unnumbered page:
    I managed to put quite a lot of small baubles on the top of the tree that way and helped drape the long string of fairy lights around it, []
  • 2012 — Fern Britton, Hidden Treasures, HarperCollins (2012), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
    Marie had flxed thousands of fairy lights into the spruce branches round the porch []
  • 2012 — Carrie Mac, The Opposite of Tidy, Razorbill (2012), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
    Junie reached to plug in the fairy lights she'd strung after getting the idea from her room at Evelyn's.