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be mean

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to be severely sparing in order to economize

a piece of work that has been assigned

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

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an unbroken period of time during which you do something

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an individual's prescribed share of work

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subsist on a meager allowance

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supply sparingly and with restricted quantities

References in classic literature ?
Not so, father Cedric,'' said Athelstane, grasping his hand, for, when roused to think or act, his deeds and sentiments were not unbecoming his high race ``Not so,'' he continued; ``I would rather remain in this hall a week without food save the prisoner's stinted loaf, or drink save the prisoner's measure of water, than embrace the opportunity to escape which the slave's untaught kindness has purveyed for his master.
Never was my altar stinted of its dues, nor of the drink-offerings and savour of sacrifice which we claim of right.
Now so long as you keep within your allowance, and I haven't stinted you there, stick to the Line, the whole Line, and nothing but the Line.
Nay, Aylmer," said Georgiana with the firmness of which she possessed no stinted endowment, "it is not you that have a right to complain.
Money had not been spared, and workmanship had not been stinted.