niggard


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Niggard \Nig"gard\ (n[i^]g"g[~e]rd), n. [Icel. hn["o]ggr
   niggardly, stingy + -ard; cf. Sw. njugg, AS. hne['a]w.]
   A person meanly stingy and covetous; one who spends
   grudgingly; a stingy, parsimonious fellow; a miser.
   --Chaucer.
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         A penurious niggard of his wealth.       --Milton.
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         Be niggards of advice on no pretense.    --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Niggard \Nig"gard\, a.
   Like a niggard; meanly covetous or parsimonious; niggardly;
   miserly; stingy.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Niggard \Nig"gard\, v. t. & i.
   To act the niggard toward; to be niggardly. [R.] --Shak.
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