minikin definition

  • noun:
    • Archaic an extremely small delicate animal.
    • a new individual, specially a lady.
    • a tiny or insignificant individual, thing or quantity.
    • slightly darling; a popular; a minion.
    • somewhat pin.
    • an excellent mincing lass.
    • A pin of the littlest type. Also called minifer-pin. Halliwell.
    • The second measurements of splints used in making matches.
    • A small type of gut-string previously utilized in the lute and viol, as well as other various other stringed devices: it was properly the treble string of a lute or fiddle.
  • adjective:
    • Diminutive or small.
    • Small; diminutive.
  • others:
    • tiny; fine; delicate; dainty.

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