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 tuttr ‘tot’: This is the only instance of tuttr in Old Icelandic, but the probable alternative form tottr occurs more frequently (six citation slips in the ONP database). The sense of the Old Icelandic word is ‘dwarf, adult of small stature’ (cf. ModDan. tommel-tot ‘Tom Thumb’); according to the OED, the ModEngl. tot, meaning a tiny child, cannot be connected to the Scandinavian words and does not appear in English before the C18th.
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