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minute
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
minute size
Definition
small, exceptionally small, or insignificant
  • It was the kind of box wedding rings came in, purple velvet with a minute catch.
    p. 46.3
minute = tiny
  • She called us by all our names, and when she grinned she revealed two minute gold prongs clipped to her eyeteeth.
    p. 57.1
minute = very small
There are no more uses of "minute" flagged with this meaning in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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2  —1 use as in:
minute description
Definition
detailed (including even small considerations); and/or careful (done with care)
  • [T]his case ... requires no minute sifting of complicated facts,
    p. 271.5
minute = detailed
There are no more uses of "minute" flagged with this meaning in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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