Nixie definitions

nĭk'sē
A female nix.
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A piece of mail with an incorrect, incomplete, or illegible address, usually not deliverable.
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A misaddressed or illegibly addressed piece of mail, therefore undeliverable.
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See Nixie tube and NCSI.
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A piece of mail returned as undeliverable.

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Origin of nixie

From German Nixe, feminine of Nix, from Middle High German nickes, from Old High German nihhus (“water-elf, crocodile"). Cognate with Old English nicor (“water-elf, hippopotamus, walrus") (English nicker).