scrawny

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Perhaps from Old Norse skrælna (to be shrivelled)[1].

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scrawny (comparative scrawnier, superlative scrawniest)

  1. Thin, malnourished and weak.

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  1. ^ scrawny” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).