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No one cared that it was the runt of the solar system, with a moon half its size.
PLUTO IS NO LONGER A PLANET — OR IS IT?LISA GROSSMANOCTOBER 28, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
"Here's my authority, yuh blasted runt," he yelled, and jerked his six-shooter to a level with the policeman's breast.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Never since I was a little runt—did I—never cried in thirty years—and here I am-leaking like a pail!
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
"The darned little greasy-faced runt," he mumbled rebelliously, and immediately felt the better for it.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
She had betrayed such a liking for him that the miserable runt of a Little Willie had been jealous.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
That troop has a miserable runt of a fice, and he's smart the same as such pups often are.
JOHN ERMINE OF THE YELLOWSTONEFREDERIC REMINGTON
The Runt is a very large pigeon bred both for exhibition and for the table.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
He was a miserable Yankee runt, an' I did n't hurt the cuss none to speak of.
GORDON CRAIGRANDALL PARRISH
The bag had had a merciful hole, and he, being the runt of the family, had fallen through before the proposed drowning came off.
AT BOARDING SCHOOL WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
I told that boy to be careful of the hole in the bag, that the runt might fall through it, and so he did.
AT BOARDING SCHOOL WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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