skosh


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skosh

 (skōsh)
n. Slang
A small amount; a bit: "This is a well-plotted, economical thriller. Although the beginning is a skosh slow, [the author] picks up the pace" (T. Jefferson Parker).

[Japanese sukoshi.]

skosh

(skəʊʃ)
n
slang US a little bit

skosh

(skoʊʃ)

n.
Slang. a bit; jot: We need just a skosh more room.
[1955–60, Amer.; < Japanese sukoshi a little (bit)]
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The Polymer80 trigger guard opening is also a skosh larger than the G17 Gen 3 we had on hand to compare--0.965" versus 0.922", respectively.
A group led by Carlos Bustamante, the Stanford University geneticist who took a peek at a skosh of Warren's DNA, concluded that "while the vast majority of the individual's ancestry is European, the results strongly support the existence of an unadmixed Native American ancestor in the individual's pedigree, likely in the range of 6-10 generations ago."
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