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Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Miser

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a term originally meaning (as in Latin) miserable or wretched, but now used for an avaricious person who hoards up money and who spends the smallest possible sum on necessities.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Miser'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/m/miser.html. 1910.

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