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1) atomy 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. atˇoˇmies Archaic A gaunt person; a skeleton. From an atomy, respelling of anatomy....

2) atomy 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. atˇoˇmies Archaic 1. A tiny particle; a mote. 2. A tiny being. From Latin atom, pl. of atomus, atom. See atom....

3) Anat'omy. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...He was like an anatomy-i.e. a mere skeleton, very thin, like one whose flesh had been anatomised or cut off. Shakespeare uses atomy as a synonym. Thus the hostess...

4) 193. Littleness. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...Negrito, Negrillo; chit, fingerling [rare], Pigwiggen, pigwidgeon [now rare], urchin, elf; atomy, dandiprat [archaic], doll, puppet; Tom Thumb, hop-o -my-thumb; manikin...

5) 203. Narrowness, Thinness. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...[rare]. shaving, slip (filament) [See Filament]; thread paper, skeleton, shadow, scrag, atomy [obs. or joc.], anatomy [archaic], study in anatomy [humorous], spindle-shanks...

6) Act V. Scene IV. The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...come, you starved blood-hound. 12 Dol. Goodman death! goodman bones! Quick. Thou atomy, thou! Dol. Come, you thin thing; come, you rascal! First Bead. Very well....

7) 9. Ben Jonson Entertains a Man from Stratford. I. The Man Against the Sky. Robinson, Edwin Arlington. 1921. Collected Poems
...Than a small oblivion of component ashes That of a dream-addicted world was once A moving atomy much like your friend here? 345 Nothing will help that man. To make...

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