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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pixy  \Pix"y\,  Pixie  \Pix"ie\,  n.;  pl  {Pixies}.  [For  Pucksy, 
  from  Puck.] 
  1.  An  old  English  name  for  a  fairy;  an  elf.  [Written  also 
  {picksy}.] 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  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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