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Definition of Lesser

Lesser
Lesser Less"er, adv. Less. [Obs.] --Shak.
Lesser
Lesser Less"er (-[~e]r), a. [This word is formed by adding anew the compar. suffix -er (in which r is from an original s) to less. See Less, a.] Less; smaller; inferior. God made . . . the lesser light to rule the night. --Gen. i. 15. Note: Lesser is used for less, now the compar. of little, in certain special instances in which its employment has become established by custom; as, Lesser Asia (i. e., Asia Minor), the lesser light, and some others; also in poetry, for the sake of the meter, and in prose where its use renders the passage more euphonious. The more my prayer, the lesser is my grace. --Shak. The larger here, and there the lesser lambs. --Pope. By the same reason may a man, in the state of nature, punish the lesser breaches of the law. --Locke.

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