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  • n. Plural form of pixie.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • These are what we call pixies in most of England, but in Cornwall, they are called piskies.

    Celtic Fairytales

  • He devoutly believed in fairies, whom he called pixies; and held that they changed babies, and made the mushroom rings on the downs to dance in.

    Westward Ho!

  • But soon we came to the hollow mound known as the pixies' house, elaborately furnished, and a feature, we were told, of the recreation of an imagined world evoked by a book remembered from childhood.

    Country diary: Longburton, Dorset

  • The creatures called "pixies" seem an odd fit for this story, in that your premise skews hard toward the paranormal and pseudo-scientific, yet they're more traditionally supernatural in origin.

    Archive 2009-02-22

  • December 15th, 2008 at 11: 22 pm ha! just read through these comments. to anyone calling the pixies ‘overrated’ or ’standard pop/punk’ (gack!!!) – just try covering one of the less melodic pixies songs. really, try. you can’t. blah Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » When the CW Is Right

  • Many monsters like dragons or giants are monstrous, but others are fantastic such as pixies or unicorns.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Those games put more emphasis on fun, while Gray says that DreamBox Learning K-2 Math teaches in a different way and has fun themes such as pixies, pirates, dinosaurs and pets.

    VentureBeat

  • Dance with the pixies and the elves, swim with the mer-people.

    Gretel by Firelight, Part I

  • Twelve-year-old skating pixies twirled, their perfectly French-braided hair flying as they tried to fulfill the demands of overbearing coaches.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

  • Not the stupid pixies … goddamn, pixels I mean … gosh …

    Artwork by Kazuki Takamatsu | My[confined]Space

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