Scantling Synonyms & Definitions

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• ScantlingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) A rough draught; a rude sketch or outline.
  2. (a.) Not plentiful; small; scanty.
  3. (v. t.) A piece of timber sawed or cut of a small size, as for studs, rails, etc.
  4. (v. t.) The dimensions of a piece of timber with regard to its breadth and thickness; hence, the measure or dimensions of anything.
  5. (v. t.) A fragment; a bit; a little piece.
  6. (v. t.) A small quantity; a little bit; not much.
  7. (v. t.) A frame for casks to lie upon; a trestle.
  8. (v. t.) A piece or quantity cut for a special purpose; a sample.

• ScantleDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To scant; to be niggard of; to divide into small pieces; to cut short or down.
  2. (v. i.) To be deficient; to fail.