Pix"y, Pix"ie (?), n.; pl. Pixies (#). [For Pucksy, from Puck.]
An old English name for a fairy; an elf.
[Written also picksy
A low creeping evergreen plant (Pyxidanthera barbulata), with mosslike leaves and little white blossoms, found in New Jersey and southward, where it flowers in earliest spring.
Pixy ring, a fairy ring or circle. [Prov. Eng.] -- Pixy stool Bot., a toadstool or mushroom. [Prov. Eng.]
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