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English → English (WordNet) Definition: small stuff small stuff n : any light rope used on shipboard
English → English (gcide) Definition: Small stuff Small \Small\ (sm[add]l), a. [Compar. Smaller; superl. Smallest.] [OE. small, AS. sm[ae]l; akin to D. smal narrow, OS. & OHG. smal small, G. schmal narrow, Dan. & Sw. smal, Goth. smals small, Icel. smali smal cattle, sheep, or goats; cf. Gr. mh^lon a sheep or goat.] 1. Having little size, compared with other things of the same kind; little in quantity or degree; diminutive; not large or extended in dimension; not great; not much; inconsiderable; as, a small man; a small river. [1913 Webster] To compare Great things with small. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Being of slight consequence; feeble in influence or importance; unimportant; trivial; insignificant; as, a small fault; a small business. [1913 Webster] 3. Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; -- sometimes, in reproach, paltry; mean. [1913 Webster] A true delineation of the smallest man is capable of interesting the greatest man. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 4. Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short; as, after a small space. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. Weak; slender; fine; gentle; soft; not loud. “A still, small voice.” --1 Kings xix. 12. [1913 Webster] Great and small,of all ranks or degrees; -- used especially of persons. “His quests, great and small.” --Chaucer. Small arms, muskets, rifles, pistols, etc., in distinction from cannon. Small beer. See under Beer. Small coal. (a) Little coals of wood formerly used to light fires. --Gay. (b) Coal about the size of a hazelnut, separated from the coarser parts by screening. Small craft (Naut.), a vessel, or vessels in general, of a small size. Small fruits. See under Fruit. Small hand, a certain size of paper. See under Paper. Small hours. See under Hour. Small letter. (Print.), a lower-case letter. See Lower-case, and Capital letter, under Capital, a. Small piece, a Scotch coin worth about 21/4d. sterling, or about 41/2cents. Small register. See the Note under 1st Register, 7. Small stuff (Naut.), spun yarn, marline, and the smallest kinds of rope. --R. H. Dana, Jr. Small talk, light or trifling conversation; chitchat. Small wares (Com.), various small textile articles, as tapes, braid, tringe, and the like. --M`Culloch. [1913 Webster] Stuff \Stuff\, n. [OF. estoffe, F. ['e]toffe; of uncertain origin, perhaps of Teutonic origin and akin to E. stop, v.t. Cf. Stuff, v. t.] 1. Material which is to be worked up in any process of manufacture. [1913 Webster] For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and too much. --Ex. xxxvi. 7. [1913 Webster] Ambitions should be made of sterner stuff. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The workman on his stuff his skill doth show, And yet the stuff gives not the man his skill. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] 2. The fundamental material of which anything is made up; elemental part; essence. [1913 Webster] Yet do I hold it very stuff o' the conscience To do no contrived murder. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Woven material not made into garments; fabric of any kind; specifically, any one of various fabrics of wool or worsted; sometimes, worsted fiber. [1913 Webster] What stuff wilt have a kirtle of? --Shak. [1913 Webster] It [the arras] was of stuff and silk mixed, though, superior kinds were of silk exclusively. --F. G. Lee. [1913 Webster] 4. Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils. [1913 Webster] He took away locks, and gave away the king's stuff. --Hayward. [1913 Webster] 5. A medicine or mixture; a potion. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. Refuse or worthless matter; hence, also, foolish or irrational language; nonsense; trash. [1913 Webster] Anger would indite Such woeful stuff as I or Shadwell write. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 7. (Naut.) A melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared for lubrication. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster] 8. Paper stock ground ready for use. [1913 Webster] Note: When partly ground, called half stuff. --Knight. [1913 Webster] Clear stuff. See under Clear. Small stuff (Naut.), all kinds of small cordage. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. Stuff gown, the distinctive garb of a junior barrister; hence, a junior barrister himself. See Silk gown, under Silk. [1913 Webster]

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