Definition of Pisky

1. pixie [n PISKIES] - See also: pixie



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pisky

pished
pisher
pishers
pishes
pishing
pishoge
pishoges
pishogue
pishogues
pishu
pisiform
pisiform bone
pisiforms
pisketti
piskies
pisky (current term)
pismires
piso
pisohamate ligament
pisolite
pisolites
pisolith
pisoliths
pisolitic
pisometacarpal ligament
pisonia
pisonias
pisos

Literary usage of Pisky

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Faiths and Folklore: A Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and by William Carew Hazlitt (1905)
"The farmer crept away unperceived, feeling very grateful to the pisky for his services. All night he lay awake, thinking in what way he could best show his ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"Sold her bed and lay on hay, pisky came and took her away." pisky-led, one who has lost his way, and is supposed to be bewitched. ..."

3. Choice Notes from "Notes and Queries": Folk Lore (1859)
"He was just in time to see the elf put on the suit; which was no sooner accomplished than, looking down on himself admiringly, he sung :— " pisky fine, ..."

4. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"Sold her bed and lay on hay, pisky came and took her away." pisky-led, one who has lost his way, and is supposed to be bewitched. ..."

5. Report and Transactions (1875)
"It may be noteworthy also that, whilst every Cornish author adheres to pisky and its allies, the Devonshire and Somersetshire writers are as faithful to ..."

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