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Nix (mas.), Nixie (fem.)

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Kind busy-body. Little creatures not unlike the Scotch brownie and German kobold. They wear a red cap, and are ever ready to lend a helping hand to the industrious and thrifty. (See Nick.)

“Another tribe of water-fairies are the Nixes, who frequently assume the appearance of beautiful maidens.”—T. F. T. Dyer: Folk-lore of Plants, chap. vii. p. 90.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Nip in the Bud
Nip-cheese or Nip-farthing
Nipperkin (A)
Nirvana
Nishapoor and Tous
Nisi Prius
Nisroch
Nit
Nitouche (St.)
Nix (mas.), Nixie (fem.)
Nixon
Nizam
Njörd
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No More Poles
No-Popery Riots
Noah’s Ark (Genesis vi. 15)
Noah’s Ark
Noah’s Wife [Noraida]
Noakes (John) or John o Noakes

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