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used in The Fellowship of the Ring

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Definition small in amount — often inadequate


of clothes:  barely covering the area on which they are worn
  • The grass was scanty, coarse, and grey; and the leaves in the thickets were faded and falling.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Flight to the Ford (17% in)

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