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tiddler

/ˈtɪdlə/
noun (Brit, informal)
1.
a very small fish or aquatic creature, esp a stickleback, minnow, or tadpole
2.
a small child, esp one undersized for its age
Word Origin
C19: from dialectal tittlebat, childish variant of stickleback, influenced by tiddly1
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