Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb
1. a diminutive hero of folk tales.
2. an extremely small person; dwarf.
3. General, nickname of Charles Sherwood Stratton.

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  • Tom Thumb — Tom′ Thumb′ n. 1) myt a diminutive hero of folk tales 2) an extremely small person; dwarf …   From formal English to slang

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  • Tom Thumb (disambiguation) — Tom Thumb is a diminutive hero of English folklore.Tom Thumb may also refer to:In entertainment: * Tom Thumb (comics), the codename of two Marvel Comics superheroes * tom thumb (film), a 1958 feature film directed by George Pal * The Secret… …   Wikipedia

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