Part of speech: noun

A fabled dwarfed goblin; a humming- bird; small owl.

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Usage examples "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", Julian Hawthorne.
  2. Far below, in the house of the gnome, Jasome' sat and cried. - "The Blue Moon", 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", Weymer Jay Mills.