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 Pightel or Pigh’tle.Piganey or Pigsnie. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pigmy.
 
A dwarf. In fabulous history the pigmies were a nation of dwarfs devoured by cranes. (See PYGMIES.)   1
 


 Pightel or Pigh’tle.Piganey or Pigsnie. 

 
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