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Tom Thumb

n.
1. A hero of English folklore, who was no bigger than his father's thumb.
2. A person of very small physical stature.
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Tom Thumb

n
1. (Biography) General, stage name of Charles Stratton. 1838–83, US midget, exhibited in P. T. Barnum's circus
2. a dwarf; midget
[after Tom Thumb, the tiny hero of several English folk tales]
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Tom′ Thumb′


n.
1. a diminutive hero of folk tales.
2. an extremely small person; dwarf.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tom Thumb - an imaginary hero of English folklore who was no taller than his father's thumbTom Thumb - an imaginary hero of English folklore who was no taller than his father's thumb
2.Tom Thumb - a very small personTom Thumb - a very small person      
small person - a person of below average size
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Translations
Peukaloinen
Tom Pouce
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