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- adj. bewildered or led astray, as if by pixies
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Led by pixies; bewildered.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Led by pixies; hence, bewildered.
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_ -- At Chudleigh Rocks I was told, a few weeks ago, by the old man who acts as guide to the caves, of a recent instance of a man's being pixy-led.
"I never remember any one being pixy-led but that cider was at the bottom of it," said Colonel George.
And he was pixy-led all that night, my Lady, was the old Jimmy, and when he come home all his money was gone; so I reckon that the pixies is in league with the witches. "
Them that know Egdon best have been pixy-led here at times. "
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