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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Minish \Min"ish\, v. t. [OE. menusen, F. menuiser to make small, cut small, fr. (assumed) LL. minutiare, for minutare, fr. L. minutus small. See Minute, a., and cf. Diminish, Minge.] To diminish; to lessen. [1913 Webster] The living of poor men thereby minished. --Latimer. [1913 Webster]