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Irish mythological figure, usually depicted as dwarflike and somewhat distorted.
leprechaunism - congenital condition characterized by insulin resistance and growth retardation.
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We did one last year which was Leprechauns on sheep.
But even Ireland does not have the estimated 364,739 Leprechauns who populate the Central Massachusetts town.
Bairbre McCarthy's CD, The Keeper of the Crock of Gold: Irish Leprechaun Tales, was the March 2012 featured selection in the New York Folklore Society's CD-of-the-Month Voices in New York membership program.
I play the most perverse, disturbing, disgusting, foul-mouthed leprechaun you could ever imagine.
Paisley-born Butler, 40, said: "I play the most perverse, disturbing, disgusting, foulmouthed leprechaun you could ever imagine.
The Irish have put a great deal of time and effort into marketing the leprechaun as an Irish symbol.
All of the costumes will be available in adult sizes, with the Sprout character offered in a children's costume and Lucky the Leprechaun available in both adult and children's sizes.
The fair has something for everyone, with traditional Irish dance and music performed by Irish bands and bagpipers, and a leprechaun village where kids can discover the luck of the Irish.
Leprechaun Kid, claimed for $80,000 a month ago by trainer Mike Mitchell, won the Grade 2 Del Mar Handicap by a short head over Laura's Lucky Boy.
The Leprechaun gnome is the proud possession of mother-of-four Carol Watson, who is very concerned about his whereabouts.
Postmodern icon Simone Forti--part earth goddess, part leprechaun, and now in her seventh decade--graciously accepted the lifetime achievement award, and vowed to keep working.
Dressing up like scarecrows in the fall and donning leprechaun hats and jackets in March is all the rage in some kindergarten classes in Indiana.