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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mischievous fairy; the will o' the wisp, regarded as a fairy.
  • To beat down (apples).


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  • Gracious.

    May 3, 2011

  • ...

    May 3, 2011

  • Ha! Another classic Century Dictionary moment.

    May 3, 2011

  • The second Century definition given for this word is puzzling, to say the least.

    Furthermore, the lack of images on Flickr is disappointing.

    May 3, 2011

  • Cf. colt-pixy

    May 3, 2011