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dwarf

1. an abnormally undersized person, esp one with a large head and short arms and legs
2. 
a. an animal or plant much below the average height for the species
b. (as modifier): a dwarf tree
3. (in folklore) a small ugly manlike creature, often possessing magical powers

dwarf

short for dwarf star.

What does it mean when you dream about a dwarf?

Dwarfs are small people, traditionally regarded as possessing magical qualities or powers of divination. This may thus be a highly fortuitous dream symbol. Alternatively, dwarfs can be negative symbols, representing some part of the dreamer’s psyche that is stunted or repressed.

dwarf

[dwȯrf]
(biology)
Being an atypically small form or variety of something.
(medicine)
An abnormally small individual; especially one whose bodily proportions are altered.

Dwarf

(dreams)
At times people will see dwarfs, midgets, or very small people in their dreams. These images seem to represent, or allude to, the childlike creative powers of the unconscious. You can think of the dwarf as a “worker” in your unconscious. He could represent some childlike condition that has the potential and power to influence your life. Consider the details and the emotional tone in the dream and make an attempt to connect it to a situation in your daily life. The dwarf suggests possibilities for learning and brings to the conscious mind messages from the unconscious.
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These areas support a rather dwarfish growth of a few species of trees, chiefly oaks, the commonest being .
Delusia was there, as beautiful as Flam had said, with her dwarfish husband Napoo, uglier than I had suspected.
31-32); and the title he sought so obsessively as a sign of his greatness now will hang "loose about him, like a giant's robe/Upon a dwarfish thief" (5.
In my senior year, one of them invited me to join, and like a schmuck, rather than exhibiting pride in who I was, I joined and allowed myself to be paddled by dwarfish underclassmen.
Heavenly or earthly maidens adorning themselves in many ways, pulling out thorns, playing with balls, with dwarfish or deformed, companions in attendance--these are stock-in-trade shringara motifs in sculpture and literature.
Tolkien denied the connection, saying the legends had been around, but he was certainly aware of the story by Wagner - who, unlike most composers, wrote his own librettos - and is even said to have done a study of the operas, which many see as a nationalistic tale in which "blond-haired heroes triumph over dwarfish, vaguely Jewish enemies," as Ross wrote.
Other large manufacturers hold even more dwarfish market shares of 1.
With a three-inch barrel and 6 1/4-inch overall length, this dwarfish powerhouse tits the description of a "big little gun" to a T.
Vibrio cholerae has a unique ability to exist in an autochthonous state in riverine and brackish water estuaries and coastal waters and can exist in dwarfish forms in response to nutrient deprivation as a viable but non culturable form.
Far from being snapped up by collectors, when Baselitz exhibited Naked Man and Big Night Down the Drain--the second, one of his best-known works, depicts a dwarfish figure masturbating--in Berlin in 1963, they were seized by the public prosecutor and Baselitz was fined at the subsequent trial.
Unlike most primates- including our closest relative, the chimpanzee-humans have comparatively dwarfish and two-dimensional toes, capable only of extending and flexing, reports Wired News.
David Langford has, for example, referred to the evolution of Pratchett's dwarves, illustrated quite nicely in the evolution of a joke about not being able to tell male and female dwarves apart because they both have beards into "an elaborate, plausible and sometimes even touching system of dwarfish gender relations" (6).