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dwarf

 [dworf]
an abnormally undersized person; see also dwarfism. adj., adj dwar´�fish.
hypophysial dwarf pituitary dwarf.
hypothyroid dwarf a dwarf with hypothyroidism or cretinism. See dwarfism.
infantile dwarf a dwarf with infantilism.
normal dwarf an individual who is undersized but perfectly formed.
pituitary dwarf a person with pituitary dwarfism; called also hypophyseal dwarf.
renal dwarf a person with renal dwarfism.

dwarf

(dwōrf), Negative or pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
An abnormally undersized person with disproportion among the body parts. See: dwarfism.
[A.S. dweorh]

dwarf

(dwôrf)
n. pl. dwarfs or dwarves (dwôrvz)
a. A person with a usually genetic disorder resulting in atypically short stature and often disproportionate limbs.
b. An atypically small animal or plant.

dwarf′ish adj.
A preferred term for a person of diminutive size resulting from dwarfism or of various causes

dwarf

(dwōrf)
An abnormally undersized person with disproportion among the bodily parts.
See: dwarfism

dwarf

(dwōrf)
An abnormally undersized person with disproportion among the body parts.
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The appendix to The Lord of the Rings adds that he was tormented and the Dwarven ring taken from him (App.A.1051); in "The Quest of Erebor" he dies raving, remembering only that he has a son to whom the map and key should be given (Unfinished Tales 324).
The Changing Tides finds that only the little band of heroes that include Solar (a mystral warrior sword to serve and protect Braksis), Thamar (a dwarven hero), and Adonis (the leader of ISIA) who have survived in the aftermath of all these disasters are all that the Seven Kingdoms have to stave off total disaster --and they each of incredible obstacles they must overcome.
Green already noted, tunnels and darkness seem to be a recurrent leitmotiv throughout The Hobbit, for in the second (goblin tunnels in the Misty Mountains), third (Mirkwood) and fourth (the dwarven halls in the Lonely Mountain) part of the novel Bilbo and company must travel through dangerous tunnel-like environments in which adversaries waylay their quest (137).
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The Key to Erebor is the artefact that enables the heir to the Dwarf realm of Erebor, Thorin Oakenshield, to enter the back door to the lost Dwarven kingdom beneath the Lonely Mountain in The Hobbit.
Yet the event is only recognizable and meaningful--marked, like Bilbo's door--because Elrond had found and interpreted secret dwarven runes written on the map Gandalf and the Dwarves have furnished in The Hobbit (III.97); furthermore, Bilbo would never have found the keyhole opening the secret door had he not been sitting by it on Durin's Day when the thrush knocked (another naming marker).
* (Tiny Tina DLC) Addressed an issue with "Dwarven Allies" which would cause a blocker if players picked up the third rune letter prior to completing the "Solve ancient dwarven puzzle" objective.