English version

sylph in Folklore topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsylphsylph /sɪlf/ noun [countable]  1 WOMAN literary an attractively thin woman2 RFan imaginary female creature who lived in the air, according to ancient stories
Examples from the Corpus
sylphWhen he produced a new brochure he proudly placed portraits of his wife and himself side by side with his dancing sylphs.They look like abject plaster sylphs.