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 for small-
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Small \Small\, v. t.
     To make little or less. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Small \Small\ (sm[add]l), a. [Compar. Smaller
     (sm[add]l"[~e]r); superl. Smallest.] [OE. small, AS. smael;
     akin to D. smal narrow, OS. & OHG. smal small, G. schmal
     narrow, Dan. & Sw. smal, Goth. smals small, Icel. smali small
     cattle, sheep, or goats; cf. Gr. mh^lon a sheep or goat.]
     1. Having little size, compared with other things of the same
        kind; little in quantity or degree; diminutive; not large
        or extended in dimension; not great; not much;
        inconsiderable; as, a small man; a small river.
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              To compare
              Great things with small.              --Milton.
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     2. Being of slight consequence; feeble in influence or
        importance; unimportant; trivial; insignificant; as, a
        small fault; a small business.
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     3. Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; --
        sometimes, in reproach, paltry; mean.
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              A true delineation of the smallest man is capable of
              interesting the greatest man.         --Carlyle.
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     4. Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short;
        as, after a small space. --Shak.
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     5. Weak; slender; fine; gentle; soft; not loud. "A still,
        small voice." --1 Kings xix. 12.
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     Great and small,of all ranks or degrees; -- used especially
        of persons. "His quests, great and small." --Chaucer.
     Small arms, muskets, rifles, pistols, etc., in distinction
        from cannon.
     Small beer. See under Beer.
     Small coal.
        (a) Little coals of wood formerly used to light fires.
        (b) Coal about the size of a hazelnut, separated from the
            coarser parts by screening.
     Small craft (Naut.), a vessel, or vessels in general, of a
        small size.
     Small fruits. See under Fruit.
     Small hand, a certain size of paper. See under Paper.
     Small hours. See under Hour.
     Small letter. (Print.), a lower-case letter. See
        Lower-case, and Capital letter, under Capital, a.
     Small piece, a Scotch coin worth about 21/4d. sterling, or
        about 41/2cents.
     Small register. See the Note under 1st Register, 7.
     Small stuff (Naut.), spun yarn, marline, and the smallest
        kinds of rope. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
     Small talk, light or trifling conversation; chitchat.
     Small wares (Com.), various small textile articles, as
        tapes, braid, tringe, and the like. --M`Culloch.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Small \Small\, adv.
     1. In or to small extent, quantity, or degree; little;
        slightly. [Obs.] "I wept but small." --Chaucer. "It small
        avails my mood." --Shak.
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     2. Not loudly; faintly; timidly. [Obs. or Humorous]
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              You may speak as small as you will.   --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Small \Small\, n.
     1. The small or slender part of a thing; as, the small of the
        leg or of the back.
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     2. pl. Smallclothes. [Colloq.] --Hood. Dickens.
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     3. pl. Same as Little go. See under Little, a.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  291 Moby Thesaurus words for "small":
     Lenten, Lilliputian, Spartan, abject, abominable, abstemious, airy,
     arrant, ascetic, atrocious, attenuate, attenuated, austere,
     authoritarian, baby, back-burner, bantam, base, beggarly, bigot,
     bigoted, borne, boyish, cheap, cheesy, close, closed, commonplace,
     constricted, contemptible, cramped, creedbound, crummy, cursory,
     deaf, deaf to reason, debased, deficient, degraded, delicate,
     depraved, depthless, despicable, diaphanous, diluted, diminished,
     diminutive, dinky, dirty, disgusting, dispensable, dwarfed,
     dwarfish, elfin, ethereal, everyday, execrable, exiguous,
     fanatical, few, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, flagrant, flat, flimsy,
     footling, foul, frail, frugal, fulsome, gauzy, girlish, gossamer,
     gracile, grave, gross, grudging, half-pint, heinous, hidebound,
     homely, humble, humble-looking, humble-visaged, humblest,
     illiberal, immaterial, immature, imperfect, impoverished,
     in a nutshell, in miniature, in the small, inadequate,
     inappreciable, incompetent, inconsequential, inconsiderable,
     inessential, inferior, inglorious, innocuous, insignificant,
     insubstantial, insufficient, insular, irrelevant, jejune,
     knee-high, lacy, lean, least, lesser, light, limited, little,
     little-minded, low, low-down, lowest, lowliest, lowly, lumpen,
     maladroit, mangy, matter-of-fact, meager, mean, mean-minded,
     mean-spirited, measly, mediocre, midget, mingy, mini, miniature,
     minor, minuscule, minute, miserable, miserly, misty, modest,
     monkey, monstrous, mundane, narrow, narrow-hearted, narrow-minded,
     narrow-souled, narrow-spirited, nearsighted, nefarious, negligible,
     niggardly, no great shakes, nonessential, not comparable,
     not in it, not vital, nugatory, obnoxious, odious, one-horse,
     out of it, paltry, papery, parochial, parsimonious, peewee, petit,
     petite, petty, picayune, picayunish, piddling, pindling,
     pint-sized, plain, pocket-sized, poky, poor, provincial, puny,
     purblind, rank, rare, rarefied, reduced, reptilian, scabby, scant,
     scanty, scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy, scrubby, scruffy, scummy, scurvy,
     secondary, selfish, shabby, shallow, shoddy, short, shortsighted,
     simple, skimp, skimpy, skin-deep, slender, slenderish, slight,
     slight-made, slightly, slim, slimmish, slinky, small-minded,
     small-scale, smallish, smally, spare, sparing, squalid, starvation,
     stingy, stinted, stinting, straitened, straitlaced, stuffy,
     stunted, subsistence, subtle, superficial, svelte, sylphlike,
     teachable, technical, teeny, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set,
     thin-spun, thinnish, threadlike, tight, tight-fisted, tiny,
     trifling, trivial, two-by-four, two-dimensional, uncatholic,
     uncharitable, unchivalrous, undersized, undistinguished,
     unessential, ungenerous, unimaginative, unimportant, unimpressive,
     uninspired, unliberal, unmentionable, unnoteworthy, unnourishing,
     unnutritious, unoriginal, unpretentious, unprofound,
     unsatisfactory, unskillful, vague, vile, wasp-waisted, watered,
     watered-down, watery, weak, wee, willowy, wiredrawn, wispy,
     wretched, young

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