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shortweight

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

First recorded in 1925–30; short + weight
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