The word for elf in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire, Derby, Stafford, Warwick, Shropshire, and Radnorshire. To cure an "awf-shotten" animal, it must be touched with an elven arrow ("awf-shots"), and the water administered in which the arrow has been dipped.
- Wright, J. (1898). The English dialect dictionary. Vol. 1. London: H. Frowde.