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pixie in Folklore topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpixiepix‧ie, pixy /ˈpɪksi/ noun [countable]  RFan imaginary creature that looks like a very small human being, has magical powers, and likes to play tricks on people
Examples from the Corpus
pixieShe looked like a pixie sometimes, her eyes darting here and there, for ever watchful.He has this lovely pixie body and whips off complicated tap routines in the Astaire and Gene Kelly styles - amazing.Violette, her hair cut short in raffish pixie fashion, so that her eyes looked luminously large.I got impregnated by that pixie dust.On it were a variety of jugs and china vases from the same school of design as the pixie doorknocker.Agnes looked hard at the pixie.