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Thomas Kilby was an unthrifty, and rather whimsical, gentleman.

The remainder is ragged, unthrifty sand-hills, pegged down by houses.

He was careless and unthrifty, while she was quite the reverse.

But the best 293of officials could do little to help the unthrifty king.

It would be unthrifty for the son of an innkeeper to marry a girl without a sou.

No; its 'Urn' is not only 'unthrifty,' but its 'Source' is unfruitful.

Next comes a sledge, laden with wood for some unthrifty housekeeper, whom winter has surprised at a cold hearth.

Do not think lightly of a butternut tree just because it looks small and unthrifty.

The remainder is just ragged, unthrifty sand hills, to-day pegged down by houses.

Next comes a sledge laden with wood for some unthrifty housekeeper whom winter has surprised at a cold hearth.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + thrifty.

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