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miserly
used in The Mill on the Floss

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of a person:  excessively disinclined to part with money

of an amount:  less than is appropriate
  • In old-fashioned times an "independence" was hardly ever made without a little miserliness as a condition, and you would have found that quality in every provincial district, combined with characters as various as the fruits from which we can extract acid.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home (53% in)

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