Definition of Dwarves

1. Noun. (plural of dwarf) ¹



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Definition of Dwarves

1. dwarf [n] - See also: dwarf

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarves

dwarfing
dwarfish
dwarfishly
dwarfishnesses
dwarfisms
dwarflike
dwarfling
dwarflings
dwarfness
dwarfnesses
dwarfs
dwarfy
dwarven
dwarves (current term)
dwarvish
dwaum
dwaumed
dwauming
dwaums
dweeb
dweebette
dweebettes
dweebier
dweebiest
dweebish
dweebs
dweeby
dwell

Literary usage of Dwarves

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1. Corpus Poeticum Boreale: The Poetry of the Old Northern Tongue from the by Guðbrandur Vigfússon, Frederick York Powell (1883)
"The dwarves told the Anses that Quasi had choked with his own wisdom, ... Then the dwarves bade a giant, whose name wis Gilling, with his wife to their ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1902)
"The great majority of marriages between dwarves is unfruitful, ... dwarves can be divided into two groups: first, those in whom the abnormality is caused by ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1902)
"The great majority of marriages between dwarves is unfruitful, or, if children happen ... dwarves can be divided into two groups: first, those in whom the ..."

4. Europe During the Middle Ages by Samuel Astley Dunham (1833)
"Two well-shaped dwarves presently came forth. The king, disappointed at missing his prey, and supposing them to have played him a trick and rendered the ..."

5. Historic Survey of German Poetry: Interspersed with Various Translations by William Taylor (1830)
"Two well- shaped dwarves presently came forth. The king, disappointed at ... He recollected to have heard from his youth that two dwarves of this name were ..."

6. Historic Survey of German Poetry: Interspersed with Various Translations by William Taylor (1830)
"Two well- shaped dwarves presently came forth. The king, disappointed at ... He recollected to have heard from his youth that two dwarves of this name were ..."

7. Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society edited by Charles William Sutton (1892)
"The Christian sculptor of the Heysham Hog-back has given the dwarves that support the universe a bestial appearance. His conception was a pagan overlap, ..."

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