Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of nixie.
  • n. Plural form of nixy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Its clerks will open nixies that show signs of harboring documents or cash.

    Poor Penmanship Spells Job Security for Post Office's Scribble Specialists

  • Salt Lake's nixies land on a table where nixie clerks take a last stab at divining where they're supposed to go.

    Poor Penmanship Spells Job Security for Post Office's Scribble Specialists

  • At the 'Mail Recovery Center' in Atlanta, clerks sift nixies for documents and cash.

    Letters' Last Hope

  • Packed with fairy and folk tales mostly European but with a smattering of African and Asian, stories of water nixies, selkies, boggarts, pixies, fairies and much more, the whole of the Arthurian cycle and the myths and legends of the gods, goddesses and heroes of ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt, it also held more nursery rhymes than I have ever seen anywhere since.

    From Then to Now - a Writing Journey

  • So today we use terms like “doubling date”, “soft offer”, “CPM”, “CPO”, “nixies” and “conversion”.

    Glossary of Direct Marketing Membership and Circulation Terms

  • One cannot even find fault with the tiny round hole which they leave when they are taken out; perhaps water-nixies, and such lovely things without souls, have these little round holes in their ears by nature, ready to hang jewels in.

    Adam Bede

  • He needed a Nexus under his control, one that would allow his followers-boggles and boghans, his bane-sidhes, water-horses, nixies, and the like-to move freely in the world of Men.

    Beyond World's End

  • He needed a Nexus under his control, one that would allow his followers-boggles and boghans, his bane-sidhes, water-horses, nixies, and the like'to move freely in the world of Men.

    Beyond World's End

  • All the nature spirits were about -- elves, trolls, wood nymphs, and water nixies, and some which must not be named because naming them summons them.

    Incubus

  • From out of the streams sprang merpeople and nixies and the green kelpies.

    Huon of the Horn

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