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Gnome vs. Proverb — What's the Difference?

Gnome vs. Proverb — What's the Difference?

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Gnome

A gnome is a mythological creature and diminutive spirit in Renaissance magic and alchemy, first introduced by Paracelsus in the 16th century and later adopted by more recent authors including those of modern fantasy literature. Its characteristics have been reinterpreted to suit the needs of various story tellers, but it is typically said to be a small humanoid that lives underground.Diminutive statues of gnomes introduced as lawn ornaments during the 19th century grew in popularity during the 20th century and came to be known as garden gnomes.
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Proverb

A proverb (from Latin: proverbium) is a simple and insightful, traditional saying that expresses a perceived truth based on common sense or experience. Proverbs are often metaphorical and use formulaic language.
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Gnome

One of a fabled race of dwarflike creatures who live underground and guard treasure hoards.
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Proverb

A short pithy saying in frequent and widespread use that expresses a basic truth or practical precept.
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Gnome

In the occult philosophy of Paracelsus, a being that has earth as its element.
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Proverb

Proverbs (used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.
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Gnome

A pithy saying that expresses a general truth or fundamental principle; an aphorism.
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Proverb

A phrase expressing a basic truth which may be applied to common situations.
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Gnome

A brief reflection or maxim; a pithy saying.
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Proverb

A striking or paradoxical assertion; an obscure saying; an enigma; a parable.
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Gnome

An elemental (spirit or corporeal creature associated with a classical element) associated with earth.
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Proverb

A familiar illustration; a subject of contemptuous reference.
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Gnome

One of a race of imaginary human-like beings, usually depicted as short and typically bearded males, who inhabit the inner parts of the earth and act as guardians of mines, mineral treasure, etc.; in modern fantasy literature and games, when distinguished from dwarves, gnomes are usually even smaller than dwarves and more focussed on engineering than mining.
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Proverb

A drama exemplifying a proverb.
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Gnome

A person of small stature or misshapen features, or of strange appearance.
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Proverb

To write or utter proverbs.
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Gnome

The northern pygmy owl, Glaucidium gnoma, a small owl of the western United States.
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Proverb

To name in, or as, a proverb.
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Gnome

A small statue of a dwarf-like character, often bearded, placed in a garden.
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Proverb

To provide with a proverb.
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Gnome

An upper atmospheric optical phenomenon associated with thunderstorms, a compact blue starter.
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Proverb

An old and common saying; a phrase which is often repeated; especially, a sentence which briefly and forcibly expresses some practical truth, or the result of experience and observation; a maxim; a saw; an adage.
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Gnome

A banker, especially a secretive international one.
The gnomes of Zurich
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Proverb

A striking or paradoxical assertion; an obscure saying; an enigma; a parable.
His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.
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Gnome

An imaginary being, supposed by the Rosicrucians to inhabit the inner parts of the earth, and to be the guardian of mines, quarries, etc.
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Proverb

A familiar illustration; a subject of contemptuous reference.
Thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a by word, among all nations.
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Gnome

A dwarf; a goblin; a person of small stature or misshapen features, or of strange appearance.
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Proverb

A drama exemplifying a proverb.
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Gnome

A small owl (Glaucidium gnoma) of the Western United States.
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Proverb

To name in, or as, a proverb.
Am I not sung and proverbed for a fool ?
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Gnome

A brief reflection or maxim.
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Proverb

To provide with a proverb.
I am proverbed with a grandsire phrase.
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Gnome

A legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
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Proverb

To write or utter proverbs.
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Gnome

A short pithy saying expressing a general truth
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Proverb

A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
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