Definition of Nixie

1. n. See Nix.

Definition of Nixie

1. Noun. a female water-elf ¹

2. Noun. a piece of mail returned as undeliverable ¹

3. Noun. (paganism) a water spirit of either sex revered in Heathenry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nixie

1. a female water sprite [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nixie

nitweed
nitwit
nitwits
nitwitted
nitwittedly
nitwittedness
nival
nivation
niveous
nix
nixe
nixed
nixer
nixers
nixes
nixies
nixing
nixtamal
nixtamalization
nixy
nizam
nizamate
nizamates
nizams
nizatidine
nizzles
njovera
nka

Literary usage of Nixie

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1879)
"If ever you think there is a burglar in the house, nixie, whatever you do, ... nixie is interested in burglars." •' I am sure nixie could do more than the ..."

2. The Art of the Story-teller by Marie L. Shedlock (1915)
"THE WATER nixie The river was so clear because it was the home of a very beautiful Water nixie who lived in it, and who sometimes could emerge from her home ..."

3. The Rhine, Legends, Traditions, History, from Cologne to Mainz by Joseph Snowe (1839)
"It is a place of little consideration, and would be of still less, but for the legends of the nixie, which still linger there, and connect themselves ..."

4. The Speaker Re (1913)
""It do beat all the way nixie and Mis' Mooney's niece has took to each other," remarked ... I'd as soon think of teachin" a buttin' lamb as nixie Dixon. ..."

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