Definition of Dwarf. Meaning of Dwarf. Synonyms of Dwarf

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Definition of Dwarf

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Dwarf Dwarf, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dwarfed; p. pr. & vb. n. Dwarfing.] To hinder from growing to the natural size; to make or keep small; to stunt. --Addison. Even the most common moral ideas and affections . . . would be stunted and dwarfed, if cut off from a spiritual background. --J. C. Shairp.
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Dwarf Dwarf, v. i. To become small; to diminish in size. Strange power of the world that, the moment we enter it, our great conceptions dwarf. --Beaconsfield.
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Dwarf Dwarf, n.; pl. Dwarfs. [OE. dwergh, dwerf, dwarf, AS. dweorg, dweorh; akin to D. dwerg, MHG. twerc, G. zwerg, Icel. dvergr, Sw. & Dan. dverg; of unknown origin.] An animal or plant which is much below the ordinary size of its species or kind; especially, a diminutive human being. Note: During the Middle Ages dwarfs as well as fools shared the favor of courts and the nobility. Note: Dwarf is used adjectively in reference to anything much below the usual or normal size; as, dwarf tree; dwarf honeysuckle. Dwarf elder (Bot.), danewort. Dwarf wall (Arch.), a low wall, not as high as the story of a building, often used as a garden wall or fence. --Gwilt.

Meaning of Dwarf from wikipedia

- Dwarf or dwarves may refer to: Dwarf (mythology), a being from Germanic mythology and folklore Dwarf, a person or animal with dwarfism Dwarf (Dungeons...
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- dwarfism are slightly taller. Disproportionate dwarfism is characterized by either short limbs or a short torso. In cases of proportionate dwarfism,...
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- Red Dwarf is a British science fiction comedy franchise which primarily consists of a television sitcom that aired on BBC Two between 1988 and 1999, and...
- Dwarf-tossing, also called midget-tossing, is a pub/bar attraction in which people with dwarfism, wearing special padded clothing or Velcro costumes, are...
- A dwarf cat is any domestic cat which has the condition of dwarfism due to a genetic mutation. Unlike undersized cats of normal proportions, dwarf cats...
- media A white dwarf, also called a degenerate dwarf, is a stellar core remnant composed mostly of electron-degenerate matter. A white dwarf is very dense:...
- Dwarf Fortress (officially called Slaves to Armok: God of Blood Chapter II: Dwarf Fortress) is a part construction and management simulation, part roguelike...
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