Origin: Scot. Runt an old cow. Withered woman, a hardened stem or stalk, of a tree; cf. D. Rund a bullock, an ox or . Cf. Rother.
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... being eaten and weak predators to starve to death. Another random example: could you point me what is the "intelligence" behind creating runts? If you don't know, a runt is the weakest and smallest one in a litter of animal babies. The one who cannot compete for food with its siblings, ...
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