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stout

(stowt) [O.Fr. estout, bold]
Having a bulky body.
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The extreme danger of the ship, the rapid diminution of the provisions, the distressing state of the crew the number of which almost daily diminished, the few who were well already threatened by the disease, whilst those under its power were entirely destitute of the comforts and attention which were so well calculated to console the mind or alleviate pain, were sufficient to break the stoutest heart, or overcome the strongest mind.
You may find that the cases used for your stoutest loads will be very hard to resize.
He was once described by France coach Jacques Fouroux as having``the strength of a bull but the touch of a piano player'', while his pace and agility could tear the stoutest defence to shreds.
6 shot down the length of the hallway, this simple, proven pump gun will be discouraging to all but the stoutest of intruders.
On it, he's a one-man show reel of scowls, grimaces, frustration and aggression, guaranteed to unsettle even the stoutest hearts.
Not only is he a pal of Bill Clinton and one of his stoutest defenders, he is also to many black people a possible successor.
And I thought they were supposed to be one of the stoutest units available this season.
Not the stoutest Sunday closer when in contention, Green has nonetheless shown an ability to win down under and would have beaten Tiger Woods on only his second start as a PGA Tour member if only his nerve had held.
As mentioned, recoil proved no problem, even with the stoutest loads.
Spread them out among your stoutest players - maybe two linebackers and a defensive back - and you should have at least one player on the field at any time who can listen to the coaches' directives.
The Aussie with the Popeye forearms - a characteristic he shares with Craig Parry - is not everyone's idea of the stoutest heart in a close finish but it is down in black and white that he finished fourth at Colonial last year and third the year before.
The types range from brilliant - the speediest - to professional, reflecting the stoutest, with the categories in between known as intermediate, classic and solid.