from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A small portion; a pittance: as, add just a scrimption of salt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Prov. Eng. A small portion; a pittance; a little bit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun UK, dialect A small
portion; a little bit; a scrap.
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"There's not a scrimption left -- not so much as the full of a thimble."
If you break your word now, you'll stand justified in the sight o 'the Lord, and of all men, and even if you think a scrimption of it's left, remember your dooty to Gilbert, and take a less justification for his sake! "