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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Colt-pixy (A).
A pixy, puck, or fairy. To colt-pixy is to take what belongs to the pixies, and is specially applied to the gleaning of apples after the crop has been gathered in; these apples were the privilege of the pixies, and to colt-pixy is to deprive the pixies of their perquisites.   1

 Colt (To).Colt’s Revolver. 


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