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Definitionsmall in amount — often inadequate
of clothes: barely covering the area on which they are worn
- At the entrance to the court he turned to the right, stepped over the stream, and strode away southwards along the feet of great tumbled slopes where trees were scanty.3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (68% in)
- A queer stifling feeling came over them, as if the air were too thin or too scanty for breathing.3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (1% in)
There are no more uses of "scanty" in The Two Towers.
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