He had been right in his conjecture, Slim was “the runt of something good.”
Who'd have thought that the runt was the smartest of the family?
And if he objected—as he usually did—they were sure to laugh and call him "Runt."
A runt from under the Mormon ditch; we raise bigger on our land.
Men with hearts in them; and Rosy, let me tell you, is no runt in that litter.