A Dictionary of the English Language
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Less (noun)

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Less. n.s. Not so much; opposed to more.

They gathered some more, some less. Exod. xvi. 17.

Thy servant knew nothing of this, less or more. 1 Sam.

Sources: The Bible - 1. Samuel (18) · The Bible - Exodus (25)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Less (noun)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=17543.


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