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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pix·y, Pix·ie  n.; pl. Pixies
 1. An old English name for a fairy; an elf. [Written also picksy.]
 2. Bot. A low creeping evergreen plant (Pyxidanthera barbulata), with mosslike leaves and little white blossoms, found in New Jersey and southward, where it flowers in earliest spring.
 Pixy ring, a fairy ring or circle. [Prov. Eng.]
 Pixy stool Bot., a toadstool or mushroom. [Prov. Eng.]