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paltry
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
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Definition
insignificant in amount or quality
  • They're paltry times, these are.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- Aunt Glegg Learns the Breadth of Bob's Thumb (53% in)
  • "I knowed it ud' turn again' you to look at such paltry articles as I carry.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- Aunt Glegg Learns the Breadth of Bob's Thumb (76% in)

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