Definitions

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  • v. To imitate the manner of the Laconians, especially in brief, pithy speech, or in frugality and austerity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To imitate the manner of the Laconians, especially in brief, pithy speech, or in frugality and austerity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To imitate the Laconians, either in austerity of life or in shortness and pithiness of speech.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek. See laconic.

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