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Nixie

Slang; mail that is returned to the sender because its address is illegible, nonexistent or otherwise nondeliverable.
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Hedged In tells the story of Eunice Trent (known during the first part of the novel as Nixy), an unwed teenaged mother born and raised in the slums of a Northeastern port city.
Later, describing Eunice's fruitless wanderings as she attempts to escape the slums, the narrator notes that "[n]othing romantic happened to Nixy; nobody offered to adopt or endow her, educate or marry her" (73).
''And you think about Nixy getting hit, I mean, the last thing you're probably thinking is you're going to have your hand broken by a knuckleball, but it hit just right.
Allowing Paul Gibbs, Paul Hogan and Phil Nixon to take to the stage at the Lakeside last month with nothing more than Gibbo, Hogey and Nixy on their backs was nigh-on unforgiveable and it's to be hoped that's sorted out by next year.
Some teenagers, however, use hacks to stay longer than regulations allow, and that is when Phoenix Ray Bauer, aka "Nixy Bauer, Home in an Hour," uses tricks from her game-developer parents to return the gamers, for a fee, to their annoyed parents.
OLD man Nixy has enjoyed the ultimate fairytale in Frimley but not even the silver fox from Ferryhill should be able to stop the coronation of Martin Adams at the Lakeside today.
Conqueror of seventh seed Darryl Fitton and tenth seed Martin Atkins, Nixy has what it takes to complete a hat-trick of upsets by ousting the 15th seed.
Nixy reeled off nine straight legs to come from a set down to beat much-fancied Darryl Fitton 3-1 with an average of 92.4.