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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 Brian has forgotten the name of the King of the Leprachauns.
Meanwhile Zippy and Bungle are going to visit the leprachauns and the Teletubbies are building a jelly castle in La La Land.
Pan America was also keen to construct a special national park beside the airport, called "The Valley of the Fairies or the home of the Leprachauns," complete with a slab showing the print of a tiny foot, but Sean Lemass regarded this as one marketing gimmick too far.