The archives of Spain have as yet been only meagerly investigated.
There were several forts in the Indian country, but they were meagerly garrisoned.
The Romans were perhaps the first who introduced that art into Britain, meagerly as they did introduce it.
The volunteers had come in meagerly clothed because they expected to be fully supplied by the government they were to serve.
“Upon my honor, you are not very complimentary to my taste,” he said, glancing around the meagerly furnished apartment.
He lives as closely as he can, but, as meagerly as he lives, his pounds melt into shillings and his shillings into pence.
A meagerly equipped table in the long, low room, from which a few steps lead up to a smoky but immensely clean kitchen.
She found herself in a meagerly furnished, low-ceiled room, very similar to the one she had just quitted.
The larvæ were fitted together anyway, and meagerly covered with dust of wood and shreds of cloth.
Athelstan King, for instance, nothing yet but a captain unattached, sat in meagerly furnished quarters with his heels on a table.
late 14c. (late 12c. as a surname), "lean, thin, emaciated" (of persons or animals), from Old French megre, maigre "thin" (12c.), from Latin macrum (nominative macer) "lean, thin" (source of Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian magro), from PIE *makro- (see macro-). Of material things (land, food, etc.) from early 15c. Cognate Germanic words (Old Norse magr "thin," Old High German magar, German mager, Middle Dutch magher, Dutch mager, Old English mæger) come directly from the PIE root via Proto-Germanic *magras and are not from Latin.