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hop-o'-my-thumb

[hop-uh-mahy-thuhm] /ˈhɒp ə maɪˈθʌm/
noun
1.
a very small person, as a midget or dwarf.
Origin of hop-o'-my-thumb
1520-1530
1520-30; noun use of imperative phrase hop on my thumb
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