The account we have of their movements is so meagre that it is impossible to follow with accuracy the route they traversed.
In the meagre narratives which have descended to us, there are slight discrepancies which it is impossible to reconcile.
He was said to be eagerly hunting after a lady of meagre attractions but enormous fortune.
And Lynn—it actually moved Lynn to poetry, the tragedy of this meagre fare.
The news, meagre though it was, was eagerly listened to, and Jack had to answer many questions before he was permitted to leave.
meagre as his narrative was, however, it quite sufficed for Mr. Landale.
The peasants are poorly lodged, meagre in their looks, mean in their apparel, and remarkably dirty.
"I can only give you the most meagre information," said Mr. Farrington.
So nicely adjusted were her physical proportions that it could not be said that she was either tall or short, plump or meagre.
She was a meagre little Miss Churm, but was such an ample heroine of romance.
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.