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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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But, just days after the mum-of-two, from Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire, ditched her trinkets for an Irish leprechaun, she scooped Britain's top bingo prize.
Whimsical paintings of Hobbits from The Lord of the Rings and drawings of green Irish leprechauns adorn the stage.
Irish leprechauns, tea-sipping Britons, Australian ABBA impersonators and the oldest yoga teacher on the planet were just some of the people who set records on Guinness World Records Day in November.
Last month, Ali-Akbar Raefipur, an analyst of some sort, appeared on state television to inform the public that the word "jeans" is derived from the Persian word "jinn," which are spirits described in the Qoran and appear somewhat analogous to Irish leprechauns.

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