Definition of Thumb, General Tom in English:

Thumb, General Tom

Syllabification: Thumb, General Tom
Pronunciation: /THəm
 
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( 1838–83) US circus entertainer; born Charles S. Stratton. A 40-inch-tall dwarf, he worked as a sideshow attraction in the shows of P. T. Barnum.

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