Definition of Scants

1. Noun. (plural of scant) ¹



2. Noun. A type of underwear worn by men. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scants

1. scant [v] - See also: scant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scants

scantinesses
scanting
scantity
scantle
scantled
scantles
scantlet
scantlets
scantling
scantlings
scantly
scantness
scantnesses
scantron
scantrons
scants (current term)
scanty
scapa
scapaed
scapaing
scapas
scape
scaped
scapegoat
scapegoated
scapegoating
scapegoatism
scapegoatisms
scapegoats
scapegrace

Literary usage of Scants

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1. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1869)
"scants. Prof. Poey is of opinion that Sc. chloris of Bloch Schneid, ... but a scants ; he describes also his scants ..."

2. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"He seemed as if he did not exactly know what to do; but, at last, >• endeavoured to pass between the two del-, scants Clarke and Barber, ..."

3. The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the by Francis Turner Palgrave (1897)
"... Viewing them ofttimes with a scared forecast, Caught, haply, from obscure love-peril past. Howe'er that be, She scants me of my right, ..."

4. The Golden Treasury by Francis Turner Palgrave (1902)
"Howe'er that be, She scants me of my right, Is cunning careful evermore to balk Sweet separate talk, And fevers my delight By frets, if, on Amelia's cheek ..."

5. English Hunger and Industrial Disorders: A Study of Social Conflict During by Walter James Shelton (1922)
"... And as the evening light scants less and less He looks up at a star, as many do." " You see that man ? "—" Nay, leave me! ..."

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