from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as homunculus.


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  • "I propose her health," he repeated, "coupled with that of her mother, to whom I, for one, am more obliged than I can explain, for at length convincing me that I belong no more to the youth of my country, but am an uncle with a homuncle in his arms."

    The Vicar's Daughter

  • a tiny little whimper called me away, and Miss Clare accompanied me; the gentlemen insisting that we should return as soon as possible, and bring the homuncle, as Roger called the baby, with us.

    The Vicar's Daughter

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