from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A plural of dwarf.

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  • n. Plural form of dwarf.


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  • Fellow owner Dr Rachel Wagner said: "Most of the ones that are really tiny are what we call dwarves and they have some sort of dysmorphic features, or features that aren't really normal or healthy.

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  • "Most of the ones that are really tiny are what we call dwarves and have some sort of dysmorphic features.

    The Guardian World News

  • First off, I don’t think comparing the experience of the “races” of elves and dwarves is even remotely similar to the experiences of whites and people of colour.

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  • The Varden and Surda's army were the soldiers of Gondor, the dwarves were the Riders of Rohan, and Roran and the other people of Carvahall coming up the Jiet River were Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli with the Dead coming up the Anduin.

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  • The dwarves were a tough target for the draconians to hit.

    The Doom Brigade

  • On the faces of the dwarves was a terror that must mimic his own.

    The Doom Brigade

  • The dwarves were a sorry sight, bereft of their weapons, most of them barefoot.

    The Doom Brigade

  • After all, a war with the dwarves was the last thing they needed right now.

    The Kinslayer Wars

  • Yet the dwarves were a necessary evil, Sithas admitted with a sigh.

    The Kinslayer Wars

  • Herger said this also: that the appearance of great age among the dwarves was a true thing, and that a dwarf lived beyond the span of any ordinary man.

    Eaters Of The Dead


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