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Definition of Meagre
Meager Mea"ger, Meagre Mea"gre, v. t.
To make lean. [Obs.]
MeagreMeagre Mea"gre, n. [F. maigre.] (Zo["o]l.)
A large European sci[ae]noid fish (Sci[ae]na umbra or S.
aquila), having white bloodless flesh. It is valued as a
food fish. [Written also maigre.] MeagreMeager Mea"ger, Meagre Mea"gre, a. [OE. merge, F. maigre, L.
macer; akin to D. & G. mager, Icel. magr, and prob. to Gr. ?
long. Cf. Emaciate, Maigre.]
1. Destitue of, or having little, flesh; lean.
Meager were his looks; Sharp misery had worn him to
the bones. --Shak.
2. Destitute of richness, fertility, strength, or the like;
defective in quantity, or poor in quality; poor; barren;
scanty in ideas; wanting strength of diction or affluence
of imagery. ``Meager soil.' --Dryden.
Of secular habits and meager religious belief. --I.
His education had been but meager. --Motley.
3. (Min.) Dry and harsh to the touch, as chalk.
Syn: Thin; lean; lank; gaunt; starved; hungry; poor;
emaciated; scanty; barren.
Meaning of Meagre from wikipedia
set (also meager
set) in mathematics Mount Meager
(British Columbia) in British
Columbia, Canada Mount Meager
- The meagre subsets
of a fixed space
form a σ-ideal of subsets; that is, any subset
of a meagre
set is meagre
, and the union
- The Meagre
Company, or The company
of Captain Reinier Reael
and Lieutenant Cornelis Michielsz
to the only militia group
portrait, or schutterstuk...
- Brown meagre
or corb (Sciaena umbra) is a species
of croaker found
in, the eastern
Sea and Black
- Not to be confused
with the Mount Meager
is also commonly referred
to as Mount
Meager. Mount Meager
is a mountain
in the Pacific Ranges
- every meagre
set M ⊆ R. This result establishes
to the notion
of strongly meagre
as follows: A set M ⊆ R is strongly meagre
- 1995 Arabian
, Argyrosomus heinii
(Steindachner, 1902) Madagascar meagre
, Argyrosomus hololepidotus
(Lacepède, 1801) Mild meagre
- bin Mohammad, was known
as Abu Meniar
(died 1985); the latter earned
a meagre subsistence
as a goat and camel
herder. Nomadic Bedouins
- meet Wilde
him to see their
she sent him money
– a meagre three pounds
a w****. During
part of 1897, Wilde
in late summer
307 AD. Constantine
now gave Maxentius
support, offering Maxentius political
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