Definition of Scanter

1. Adjective. (comparative of scant) ¹



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Definition of Scanter

1. scant [adj] - See also: scant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scanter

scanning tunneling microscopes
scanning tunnelling microscopy
scannings
scanno
scannos
scanogram
scans
scansion
scansions
scanslation
scansores
scansorial
scant
scant(p)
scanted
scanter (current term)
scantest
scantier
scanties
scantiest
scantily
scantily clad
scantiness
scantinesses
scanting
scantity
scantle
scantled
scantles
scantlet

Literary usage of Scanter

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1. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1907)
"Franca for England, with a faire leading winde for three or foure dayes together, and then it grew scanter and scanter, and at last starke nought and flat ..."

2. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1907)
"Franca for England, with a faire leading winde for three or foure dayes together, and then it grew scanter and scanter, and at last starke nought and flat ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1860)
"Serenaders, Late relenting, Sweet invaders, Left lamenting— scanter grow and daily scanter, ' Withered leaves strew wintry brooks ! ..."

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