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stout

(stowt) [O.Fr. estout, bold]
Having a bulky body.
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Here's an imaginative New Year's resolution: add beauty, excitement and value to your home with magnificently-crafted oak flooring reclaimed from massive century-old 60,000 gallon casks imported from England and Ireland, where they were used to store cider and stout ale.
The huge oak vats, some 27 feet tall and 27 feet wide, used to store strong stout ale by the Guinness Breweries in Dublin, Ireland, and cider by HP Bulmer, of Hereford, England, were disassembled and the long, curved planks were shipped to Mountain Lumber's facilities at the gateway to the Blue Ridge Mountains.