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noun [C]     /dwɔːf/ US  /dwɔːrf/ (plural dwarfs or dwarves)
in stories for children, a creature like a little man with magical powers: Snow White and the Seven DwarfsPhysical irregularities often offensive a person who is much smaller than the usual sizeHandicap and the disabledLegendary and mythological charactersPhysical irregularitiesStrange, suspicious and unnatural things and people
(Definition of dwarf noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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