runt

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Runt \Runt\, noun [Written also {rant}.] [Scot. runt an old cow, an old, withered woman, a hardened stem or stalk, the trunk of a tree; cf. D. rund a bullock, an ox or cow, G. rind. Cf. {Rother}, adjective]

1. (Zool.) Any animal which is unusually small, as compared with others of its kind; -- applied particularly to domestic animals.

2. (Zool.) A variety of domestic pigeon, related to the barb and carrier.

3. A dwarf; also, a mean, despicable, boorish person; -- used opprobriously.

Before I buy a bargain of such runts, I'll buy a college for bears, and live among 'em. --Beau. & Fl.

4. The dead stump of a tree; also, the stem of a plant. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

Neither young poles nor old runts are durable. --Holland.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

runt

noun

1: disparaging terms for small people [syn: {runt}, {shrimp}, {peewee}, {half-pint}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

FIRST PRINCIPLES and VALUES

This URL is being reserved for all of us who have a desire to promote electronic democracy, science, creativity, imagination, reason, critical thinking, peace, race and gender equality, civil rights, equal access to education, personal liberty, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, animal rights, compassionate and nonviolent parenting, social and economic justice, open and transparent government that respects the privacy of all citizens in all cases with the exception of when an individually specific search warrant is issued by a judge who is not a part of a secret court, global monetary reform, secularism, cognitive liberty and a permanent cessation of the War on Drugs.

FCC Complaint
Original FCC Complaint
query failed: Line #:6661 QUERY="INSERT INTO botlog(date,word,agent,engine,thishost) values (date(now()),'runt','CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/)',engine,'define.com')"