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 for midget
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Midget \Midg"et\, n. [Dim. of midge.]
     1. (Zool.) A minute bloodsucking fly. [Local, U. S.]
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A very diminutive person having normal proportions of the
        body parts; compare dwarf.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest
             of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the
             flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy" [syn:
             bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget,
             petite, tiny, flyspeck]
      n 1: a person who is markedly small [syn: dwarf, midget,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "midget":
     Lilliputian, Tom Thumb, brownie, diminutive, dumpy, dwarf, dwarfed,
     dwarfish, elf, elfin, gnome, homunculus, incipient, lilliputian,
     manikin, meager, midge, miniature, minikin, nanoid, peewee,
     pip-squeak, pygmy, rudimental, rudimentary, runt, runty, scraggy,
     scrubby, shrimp, shriveled, shrunk, shrunken, squat, stunted,
     teeny, undersize, undersized, wart, wee, wizened

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