Scrimption
Scrimption Scrimp"tion, n. A small portion; a pittance; a little bit. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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  • scrimption — scrimp·tion …   English syllables

  • scrimption — m(p)shən noun ( s) Etymology: scrimp (II) + tion chiefly dialect : a small amount : pittance …   Useful english dictionary

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