Definition of Scantly

1. adv. In a scant manner; not fully or sufficiently; narrowly; penuriously.



Definition of Scantly

1. Adverb. In a way that is slightly lacking, that is scant of how much should be provided. ¹

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Definition of Scantly

1. in a scant manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scantly

scanties
scantiest
scantily
scantily clad
scantiness
scantinesses
scanting
scantity
scantle
scantled
scantles
scantlet
scantlets
scantling
scantlings
scantly (current term)
scantness
scantnesses
scantron
scantrons
scants
scanty
scapa
scapaed
scapaing
scapas
scape
scaped
scapegoat
scapegoated

Literary usage of Scantly

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1. The Life of Cardinal Wolsey by George Cavendish, Charles Whittingham, Chiswick Press (1825)
"... ne scantly to her own person. In so much [as] my Lord Percy, the son and heir of the Earl of Northumberland, then 5 " Not above seven yeares of age, ..."

2. Hebrew Lyrics by Hans Busk (1861)
"Shall thanks be due so largely and so long, And yet so scurvily and scantly paid, To whom they only rightfully belong— To the ALL^GOOB) Whose mercies never ..."

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