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Cyrano de Bergerac
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minuteness
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • ANOTHER LACKEY: Oh! only for a minute or two!
  • THE DUENNA: After—what place for a few minutes’ speech?

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  • I shall be angry in a minute!
  • RAGUENEAU (stopping short in the act of thrusting to look at the clock): Five minutes after six!
  • THE BORE (stammering): No, small, quite small—minute!
  • RAGUENEAU: Ten minutes after six.
  • CYRANO (raising his head a minute): Eight?
  • CYRANO: Minute!
  • CYRANO: Was’t a hundred years—a minute, since?
  • In a few minutes.

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as in: a minute amount Define
very, very small
as in: keep the minutes Define
a written record of what happened at a meeting
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