After several of these in succession, Kitty opened a file which had been minuted down from another branch, M.B. 4.
The particulars are minuted in my journal, but I shall not trouble the publick with them.
The particulars are minuted in my Journal, but I shall not trouble the publick with them.
With alacrity they minuted me on from one to another till I felt as if "passed to you, please" had been scrawled all over me.
In the minuted records of the burgh, different cases occur of persons accused in accordance with this statute.
Tom Murdock had seen them going in, and he minuted them by his silver hunting-watch--for he had one.
The army was drilled and commanded after the German regulations; and the courts-martial were minuted in German.
The incidents of each day are minuted down in a dry, unambitious style, bearing the clear impress of truth.
But at this moment wish to send you minuted and repeated accounts of every thing that passes in this quarter.
They thought he had dragged himself there, with some sore internal bruise sapping away his minuted life.
"sixtieth part of an hour or degree," late 14c., from Old French minut (13c.) or directly from Medieval Latin minuta "minute, short note," from Latin minuta, noun use of fem. of minutus "small, minute" (see minute (adj.)). In Medieval Latin, pars minuta prima "first small part" was used by mathematician Ptolemy for one-sixtieth of a circle, later of an hour (next in order was secunda minuta, which became second (n.)). German Minute, Dutch minuut also are from French. Used vaguely for "short time" from late 14c. As a measure expressing distance (travel time) by 1886. Minute hand is attested from 1726.
early 15c., "chopped small," from Latin minutus "little, small, minute," past participle of minuere "to lessen, diminish" (see minus). Meaning "very small in size or degree" is attested from 1620s. Related: Minutely; minuteness.