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1) Pix'ies (2 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Devonshire Robin Goodfellows; said to be the spirits of infants who have died before baptism. The Pixy monarch holds his court like Titania, and sends his subjects...

2) toady. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. toadˇies A person who flatters or defers to others for self-serving reasons; a sycophant. TRANSITIVE & tr. & intr.v.Inflected forms: toadˇied,...

3) replevy. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: reˇplevˇied, reˇplevˇyˇing, reˇplevˇies To regain possession of by a writ of replevin. Inflected forms: pl. reˇplevˇies A replevin. Anglo-Norman...

4) dignitary. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. digˇniˇtarˇies A person of high rank or position....

5) photocopy. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: phoˇtoˇcopˇied, phoˇtoˇcopˇyˇing, phoˇtoˇcopˇies To make a photographic reproduction of (printed or graphic material), especially by xerography....

6) functionary. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. funcˇtionˇarˇies One who holds an office or a trust or performs a particular function; an official....

7) venery 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. venˇerˇies Archaic The act or sport of hunting; the chase. Middle English venerie, from Old French, from vener, to hunt, from Latin vnr. See...

8) smarty. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. smartˇies Informal 1. A smart aleck. 2. A quick-witted person....

9) snobbery. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. snobˇberˇies Snobbish behavior or an instance of it....

10) punkie. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. punkˇies Any of various minute, biting flies of the family Ceratopogonidae. Also called biting midge, no-see-um. Of North American Dutch origin,...

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