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Pixie vs. Fairy

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Pixienoun

A playful sprite or elflike or fairy-like creature.

Fairynoun

The realm of faerie; enchantment, illusion.

Pixienoun

(slang) A cute, petite woman with short hair.

Fairynoun

A mythical being with magical powers, known in many sizes and descriptions, although often depicted in modern illustrations only as a small sprite with gauze-like wings, and revered in some modern forms of paganism.

Pixienoun

An upper-atmospheric optical phenomenon associated with thunderstorms, a short-lasting pinpoint of light on the surface of convective domes that produces a gnome.

Fairynoun

An enchantress, or creature of overpowering charm.

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Pixienoun

(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous

Fairynoun

A male homosexual, especially one who is effeminate.

Pixienoun

creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas

Fairynoun

A member of two species of hummingbird in the genus Heliothryx.

Pixienoun

a supernatural being in folklore and children's stories, typically portrayed as small and humanlike in form, with pointed ears and a pointed hat.

Fairyadjective

Like a fairy; fanciful, whimsical, delicate.

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Pixienoun

short for pixie cut

‘do you think she should grow out her hair or keep her pixie?’;

Fairynoun

Enchantment; illusion.

‘The God of her has made an end,And fro this worlde's fairyHath taken her into company.’;

Pixie

A pixie (also pixy, pixi, pizkie, piskie and pigsie as it is sometimes known in Cornwall) is a mythical creature of British folklore. Pixies are considered to be particularly concentrated in the high moorland areas around Devon and Cornwall, suggesting some Celtic origin for the belief and name.

Fairynoun

The country of the fays; land of illusions.

‘He [Arthur] is a king y-crowned in Fairy.’;

Fairynoun

An imaginary supernatural being or spirit, supposed to assume a human form (usually diminutive), either male or female, and to meddle for good or evil in the affairs of mankind; a fay. See Elf, and Demon.

‘The fourth kind of spirit [is] called the Fairy.’; ‘And now about the caldron sing,Like elves and fairies in a ring.’;

Fairynoun

An enchantress.

‘No goblin or swart fairy of the mineHath hurtful power over true virginity.’;

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Fairyadjective

Of or pertaining to fairies.

Fairyadjective

Given by fairies; as, fairy money.

Fairynoun

small, human in form, playful, having magical powers

Fairynoun

offensive terms for an openly homosexual man

Fairynoun

a small imaginary being of human form that has magical powers, especially a female one

‘fairy gold’; ‘she believed she had had fairies at the bottom of her garden’;

Fairynoun

a Central and South American hummingbird with a green back and long tail.

Fairynoun

a male homosexual.

Fairy

A fairy (also fay, fae, fey, fair folk, or faerie) is a type of mythical being or legendary creature found in the folklore of multiple European cultures (including Celtic, Slavic, German, English, and French folklore), a form of spirit, often described as metaphysical, supernatural, or preternatural. Myths and stories about fairies do not have a single origin, but are rather a collection of folk beliefs from disparate sources.

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