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      adj   prenominal     (Chiefly law)   of little or lesser importance; small  
petit jury     
     (C14: from Old French: little, of obscure origin)  

Petit     (French)  
      n   Roland (rɔlɑ̃). born 1924, French ballet dancer and choreographer. His innovative ballets include Carmen (1949), Kraanerg (1969), and The Blue Angel (1985); he also choreographed films, such as Anything Goes (1956) and Black Tights (1960)  
petit bourgeois     (French)  
      n   pl   , petits bourgeois     (French)  
1      (Also called)    petite bourgeoisie, petty bourgeoisie   the section of the middle class with the lowest social status, generally composed of shopkeepers, lower clerical staff, etc.  
2    a member of this stratum  
3    of, relating to, or characteristic of the petit bourgeois, esp. indicating a sense of self-righteousness and a high degree of conformity to established standards of behaviour  
petit four     (French)  
      n   pl   , petits fours     (French)   any of various very small rich sweet cakes and biscuits, usually decorated with fancy icing, marzipan, etc.  
     (French, literally: little oven)  
petit jury  
      n   a jury of 12 persons empanelled to determine the facts of a case and decide the issue pursuant to the direction of the court on points of law,   (Also called)    petty jury      Compare       grand jury  
  petit juror      n  
petit larceny  
1    (formerly in England) the stealing of property valued at 12 pence or under. Abolished 1827  
2    (in some states of the U.S.) the theft of property having a value below a certain figure,   (Also called)    petty larceny      Compare       grand larceny  
  petit larcenist      n  
petit mal     (French)  
      n   a mild form of epilepsy characterized by periods of impairment or loss of consciousness for up to 30 seconds  
   Compare       grand mal  
     (C19: French: little illness)  
petit point     (French)  
1      (Also called)    tent stitch   a small diagonal needlepoint stitch used for fine detail  
2    work done with such stitches, esp. fine tapestry,   (Compare)        gros point  
     (French: small point)  
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abnormal fear of pain.
expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
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