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Definition of Dwarfs

Dwarfs
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.
Dwarf
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.
Dwarf
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 Dwarfs from wikipedia

- Seven Dwarfs are a group of seven dwarfs that appear in the fairy tale Snow White and others. Play media The Seven Dwarfs are a group of seven dwarfs that...
- Dragons), a humanoid race Dwarf (Middle-earth), a humanoid race in J. R. R. Tolkien's literature Dwarf (Warhammer), a humanoid race Dwarfs (Discworld), a race...
- and other English-speaking countries, some people with dwarfism prefer to be called dwarfs, little people, or persons of short stature. Historically...
- invaded their home. The dwarfs find Snow White upstairs, asleep across three of their beds. Snow White awakes to find the dwarfs at her bedside and introduces...
- range are the sub-brown dwarfs (sometimes referred to as rogue planets), and above it are the lightest red dwarfs (M9 V). Brown dwarfs may be fully convective...
- white dwarfs among the hundred star systems nearest the Sun. The unusual faintness of white dwarfs was first recognized in 1910. The name white dwarf was...
- Hertzsprung–Russell diagram Spectral type Brown dwarfs White dwarfs Red dwarfs Subdwarfs Main sequence ("dwarfs") Subgiants Giants Bright giants Supergiants...
- Hertzsprung–Russell diagram Spectral type Brown dwarfs White dwarfs Red dwarfs Subdwarfs Main sequence ("dwarfs") Subgiants Giants Bright giants Supergiants...
- "demonic being"). Modern English has two plurals for the word dwarf: dwarfs and dwarves. Dwarfs remains the most commonly emplo**** plural. The minority plural...
- Queen and the Seven Dwarfs. The seven dwarfs were first given individual names in the 1912 Broadway play Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and then given different...
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