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 for hobbit
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hobbit
      n 1: an imaginary being similar to a person but smaller and with
           hairy feet; invented by J.R.R. Tolkien

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Hobbit
  
     A Scheme to C compiler by Tanel Tammet
     .  Hobbit attempts to retain most of
     the original Scheme program structure, making the output C
     program readable and modifiable.  Hobbit is written in Scheme
     and is able to self-compile.  Hobbit release 1 works together
     with the scm release scm4b3.  Future releases of scm and
     hobbit will be coordinated.
  
     ftp://altdorf.ai.mit.edu/archive/scm/hobbit2.tar.Z)">(ftp://altdorf.ai.mit.edu/archive/scm/hobbit2.tar.Z).
  
     (1993-04-25)
  
     2. The non-{ITS name of  (*Hobbit*), master of
     lasers.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  hobbit
  
     High order bit.  The most significant bit (of a byte).  Also
     known as the meta bit or high bit.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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