He put his boot on what he had spat, wiping his sole along it, and bent, showing a rawskinned crown, scantily haired.
He tossed it off the pan on to a plate and let the scanty brown gravy trickle over it.
This was scant said but all cried with one acclaim nay, by our Virgin Mother, the wife should live and the babe to die.
Her hair is scant and lank.
The scanty, daringly short skirt, riding up at the knee to show a peep of white pantalette, is a potent weapon and transparent stockings, emeraldgartered, with the long straight seam trailing up beyond the knee, appeal to the better instincts of the blasť man about town.
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I had a strong suspicion, but scanty evidence.
It was a gloomy company that huddled under the dripping trees to eat their scanty supper.
C.S. Lewis -- Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia