Definition of scantle
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 obsolete : to cut down the supply of
2 [probably back-formation from scantling entry 1] obsolete : to adjust to a standard of measure
scan·tle | \ ˈskantᵊl \
Definition of scantle (Entry 2 of 2)
1 obsolete : a small portion : scantling
2 : a gauge for measuring slates
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