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- (obsolete) Niggardliness.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)
- '1922, John McKenzie, Hindu Ethics: A Historical and Critical Essay, page 24:
- Likewise, greatly making thyself naked, thou fastenest on a person in dreams, O niggard, baffling the plan and design of a man.
- Departure from the niggardy is praised : Thou hast left niggardy, hast found what is pleasant; […]