Scant"ly, adv.

1.

In a scant manner; not fully or sufficiently; narrowly; penuriously.

Dryden.

2.

Scarcely; hardly; barely.

Scantly they durst their feeble eyes dispread Upon that town. Fairfax.

We hold a tourney here to-morrow morn, And there is scantly time for half the work. Tennyson.

 

© Webster 1913.

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