tiddler

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tiddler (ˈtɪdlə)
 
n
1.  a very small fish or aquatic creature, esp a stickleback, minnow, or tadpole
2.  a small child, esp one undersized for its age
 
[C19: from dialectal tittlebat, childish variant of stickleback, influenced by tiddly1]

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tiddler

noun
a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "'tiddler' is a British term for youngster" 
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