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 Dwarfs (under three feet in height).Dwt. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dwile, or Dwyel.
 
A house-flannel for cleaning floors, common in Norfolk, and called in the piece “dwyeling.” (Dutch, dweil, a clout or swab.)   1
 


 Dwarfs (under three feet in height).Dwt. 

 
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