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1‘a miniature railway’
small-scale, scaled-down, mini
tiny, little, small, minute, baby, toy, pocket, fun-size, midget, dwarf, pygmy, minuscule, microscopic, nanoscopic, micro, diminutive, reduced, Lilliputian
North American vest-pocket
informal teeny, teeny-weeny, teensy, teensy-weensy, weeny, itsy-bitsy, itty-bitty, eensy, eensy-weensy, tiddly, pint-sized, bite-sized
British informal titchy
North American informal little-bitty
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