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midget:

see dwarfismdwarfism,
condition in which an animal or plant is less than normal in size and lacks the capacity for normal growth. Dwarfism is deliberately produced and perpetuated in certain species (e.g., in breeding miniature dogs and cultivating dwarf plants).
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midget

[′mij·ət]
(medicine)
An individual who is abnormally small, but otherwise normal.

midget

a dwarf whose skeleton and features are of normal proportions
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John Denton, owner of Quarry Garage in Mount, has spent two years bringing the 1929 MG Midget M-type back to life.
This was further developed with more conventional bodywork and an MG variant called Midget was introduced.
Never connect standard sets to a midget set, or a spotlight to any set: you'll overload the fuse.
The Midget division in Pop Warner football consists of 12-, 13-, and 14-year-olds, and players up to the freshman year in high school are eligible.
He won his first USAC Midget race in his second start for the team at Tri-State Speedway in Indiana on May 12.
Both Midget Gems and Sports Mixture have a dedicated following in the north of England but are little known outside the region.
6 100-110bhp K-Series engine the Midget may boast relatively modest performance figures but it's mid-engined layout will almost guarantee sharp handling.
The new Midget will be a pure two-seater - and to keep costs as low as possible, the car will only sport a basic roof.
Paul Newton,from Formby, won the Cockshoot Cup in his classic MG Midget.
HULKING actor Chris Penn wasn't quite the tough guy he plays in movies when he got thrown out of a trendy nightclub - for midget brawling.
15 V DC to 240 V AC; midget, sub-midget, miniature sized bases (including flanged, grooved, screw, bayonet and bi-pin); single/double contact bayonet/pre-focus bases; wire terminals; candelabra, intermediate, knurled screw bases; slide and wedge.
But for Gordon Smith, all the information he needed to restore his MG Midget came straight out of a book - a Haynes manual, to be exact.