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undersize

[uhn-der-sahyz]
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adjective
  1. undersized.
  2. (of screened minerals) passing through a sieve of given mesh.
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Origin of undersize

First recorded in 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