What does the word gnome mean?

Usage examples for gnome

  1. Pretty soon she met a little brown Gnome, running along on all- fours, and turning somersaults, as all Gnomes do. – Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children by Julian Hawthorne
  2. Far below, in the house of the gnome, Jasome' sat and cried. – The Blue Moon by Laurence Housman
  3. From the room beyond an army of candle rays was slipping underneath the green sarcenet curtain and capering gnome- like about her feet. – The ghosts of their ancestors by Weymer Jay Mills