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date: 21 May 2024

pixy, pisky. 

Source:
A Dictionary of English Folklore
Author(s):
Jacqueline SimpsonJacqueline Simpson, Steve RoudSteve Roud

This is the standard term in Devon, Cornwall, and Somerset for a fairy, though many writers from the early 19th century onwards have insisted that the two races are quite distinct; the word is probably related to ... ...

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