Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of pyx.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • See pyx.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun informal Plural form of pic in the sense of "picture".
  • noun Specifically, motion pictures; movies.
  • noun A variant of pyx

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay
  • noun any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept

Etymologies

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First attested 1932, abbreviation of pictures, first used in Variety magazine, along with other similar words that the magazine calls slanguage .

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