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undersize

[uhn-der-sahyz] /ˈʌn dərˈsaɪz/
adjective
2.
(of screened minerals) passing through a sieve of given mesh.
Origin of undersize
1785-1795
1785-95; under- + size1
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  • If he's undersize unhook him gently and throw him back into the river.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
  • Her conscience told her that she enjoyed a joke at Luke's undersize.

    Verner's Pride Mrs. Henry Wood

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