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Definition of Scantling


  1. Not plentiful; small; scanty.
  2. A fragment; a bit; a little piece.
  3. A piece or quantity cut for a special purpose; a sample.
  4. A small quantity; a little bit; not much.
  5. A piece of timber sawed or cut of a small size, as for studs, rails, etc.
  6. The dimensions of a piece of timber with regard to its breadth and thickness; hence, the measure or dimensions of anything.
  7. A rough draught; a rude sketch or outline.
  8. A frame for casks to lie upon; a trestle.

Scantling Translations

scantling in Swedish is dimention, aning