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nix

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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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Standing at 5ft 3in, he took the surrender of 7ft 6in Jakob Nacken.
In a David and Goliath moment, 5ft 3in Cpl Roberts spotted and detained 7ft 6in Nazi Jakob Nacken - Germany's tallest soldier.
2% abv blend that is made up of 85 per cent Nacken hopfenweisse, five per cent pale ale.