Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The smallest and weakest one in a litter, as of puppies, kittens, or pigs; the runt.
  • noun Hence A helpless babe.
  • Small; puny; stunted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Needing care; weak; feeble.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A weak child or animal.

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