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nix1 / niks/ inf. • n. nothing: apart from that, nix. • interj. expressing denial or refusal: “I owe you some money.” “Nix, nix.” • v. [tr.] put an end to; cancel: he nixed the deal just before it was to be signed. nix2 • n. (fem. nix·ie / ˈniksē/ ) (in Germanic mythology) a water sprite.

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nix or nixie, in Germanic mythology, water sprite. The nixes could assume various shapes, most frequently as half human and half fish. They could do favors for humans, particularly in teaching them bewitching music, but for the most part they were treacherous and malignant.

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nix2 water-sprite. XIX. — G. nix, MHG. nickes, OHG. nihhus.
So nixie water-nymph. XIX. — G. nixe :- OHG. nicchessa, with assim. of ending to -IE.

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nix a water sprite; the word comes (in the mid 19th century) from German, and is related to archaic English nicker. A nixie is a female water sprite.

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nix1 (sl.) nothing. XVIII. — colloq. G. nix, for nichts, g. of niht nothing (cf. NOUGHT).

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