scant

[v] - limit in quality or quantity
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Scant

Scant adjective [ Compar. Scanter ; superl. Scantest .] [ Icelandic skamt , neuter of skamr , skammr , short; confer skamta to dole out, to portion.] 1. Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficie...
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Scant

Scant transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Scanted ; present participle & verbal noun Scanting .] 1. To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as, to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves...
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Scant

Scant intransitive verb To fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants .
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Scant

Scant adverb In a scant manner; with difficulty; scarcely; hardly. [ Obsolete] Bacon. « So weak that he was scant able to go down the stairs.» Fuller.
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Scant

Scant noun Scantness; scarcity. [ R.] T. Carew.
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scant

1. Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; less than is wanted for the purpose; scanty; meager; not enough; as, a scant allowance of provisions or water; a scant pattern of cloth for a garment. 'His sermon was scant, in all, a quarter of an hour.' (Ridley) ... 2. Sparing; parsimonious; chary. 'Be somewhat scanter of your maiden presence...
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scant

verb supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; `sting with the allowance`
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Scant

• (v. i.) To fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants. • (superl.) Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; less than is wanted for the purpose; scanty; meager; not enough; as, a scant allowance of provisions or water; a scant pattern of cloth for a garment. • (v. t.) To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberall...
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