"I'll throw in two for makeweight," said the woman with her good-natured look.
They are men of prudence, and persuade E. to go with them, as a makeweight.
Into scales of doubt, equally balanced, he should be ready to throw his lyre, as a makeweight.
They will all wish to make of us a makeweight candle, when they are making out their pounds.
It didn't really matter; his respectability ...