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short-

prefix uk   /ʃɔːt-/  us   /ʃɔːrt-/
used with adjectives ending in -ed formed from nouns to describe something with a short part: a short-haired dog (= a dog with short hair) a short-sleeved shirt (= a shirt with short sleeves)
(Definition of short- prefix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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