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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
- 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
set (also meager
set) in mathematics Mount Meager
(British Columbia) in British
Columbia, Canada Mount Meager
- Brown meagre
or corb (Sciaena umbra) is a species
of croaker found
in, the eastern
Sea and Black
- The Meagre
Company, or The company
of Captain Reinier Reael
and Lieutenant Cornelis Michielsz
to the only militia group
portrait, or schutterstuk...
- bin Mohammad, was known
as Abu Meniar
(died 1985); the latter earned
a meagre subsistence
as a goat and camel
herder. Nomadic Bedouins
- the commercial success
of the fight, promoter
Bob Arum believes
it was meagre
to the bout's potential. Arum said Fury vs. Wilder
this organization's mandate
as "broad and vague", with only "meagre
it out. In 2006, it was replaced
by a Human Rights
- 1995 Arabian
, Argyrosomus heinii
(Steindachner, 1902) Madagascar meagre
, Argyrosomus hololepidotus
(Lacepède, 1801) Mild meagre
men into small volunteer units
but, as these efforts provided meagre results
and military situation
worsened, a forced conscription
- every meagre
set M ⊆ R. This result establishes
to the notion
of strongly meagre
as follows: A set M ⊆ R is strongly meagre
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