(1775-1799), was treated with scant respect by his neighbours.
The sands and clays found here are fine and soft, and as there is scant vegetation to protect the hillsides they are easily eroded by the rains.
Recent logic does scant justice to scientific analysis.
If she just turned her head, she could see me, sitting comfortably a scant ten feet away in the darkened living room.
It has been suggested, but with very scant measure of probability, that the existence of elephants in Borneo, whose confinement to a single district is remarkable and unexplained, is due to importation; and the fact is on record that when Magellan's ships visited Brunei in 1522 tame elephants were in use at the court of the sultan of Brunei.