The specific or practical details; the heart of a matter.
Of or like an aphorism
Occupying little space compared with others of its type:
Having the nature of an epigram; terse, witty, etc.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Consisting of or resembling pith.
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