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shortweight

[shawrt-weyt] /ˈʃɔrtˌweɪt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to give less than the weight charged for:
The firm is accused of shortweighting grain.
noun
2.
the insufficient weight given in this manner.
Origin of shortweight
1925-1930
1925-30; short + weight
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