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miserly
used in Northanger Abbey

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of a person:  excessively disinclined to part with money

of an amount:  less than is appropriate
  • Thorpe then said something in the loud, incoherent way to which he had often recourse, about its being a d—thing to be miserly; and that if people who rolled in money could not afford things, he did not know who could, which Catherine did not even endeavour to understand.
    Chapter 11 (81% in)

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