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scanty
used in The Souls of Black Folk

2 uses
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Definition
small in amount — often inadequate

or:

of clothes:  barely covering the area on which they are worn
  • The former masters of the land were peremptorily ordered about, seized, and imprisoned, and punished over and again, with scant courtesy from army officers.
    Chapter 2 (76% in)
  • He was wrinkled and black, with scant gray and tufted hair; his voice and hands shook as with palsy; but on his face lay the intense rapt look of the religious fanatic.
    Chapter 13 (62% in)

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