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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
(also Mount Meagre
Meagher) in British
- 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
- 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...
only Test win of the drawn series
with an innings
a meagre performance
in the rest of the series, it was quickly announced
- Mount Meager
is a mountain
in the Pacific Ranges
of the Coast Mountains
Columbia, Canada. It represents
the second highest
peak of the Mount...
- 1995 Arabian
, Argyrosomus heinii
(Steindachner, 1902) Madagascar meagre
, Argyrosomus hololepidotus
(Lacepède, 1801) Mild meagre
- every meagre
set M ⊆ R.This result establishes
to the notion
of strongly meagre
as follows: A set M ⊆ R is strongly meagre
- bin Mohammad, was known
as Abu Meniar
(died 1985); the latter earned
a meagre subsistence
as a goat and camel
herder. Nomadic Bedouins
in late summer
307 AD. Constantine
now gave Maxentius
support, offering Maxentius political
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