high-stomached love

Definitions

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  • adj. Having a lofty spirit; haughty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a lofty spirit; haughty.

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Examples

  • Then it was the men became high-stomached, and revived ancient quarrels, and crossed the divides to the south to kill the Pellys, and to the west that they might sit by the dead fires of the Tananas.

    THE LAW OF LIFE

  • Besides, the art of burning to bedrock still lay in the womb of the future, and the men of Forty-Mile, shut in by the long Arctic winter, grew high-stomached with overeating and enforced idleness, and became as irritable as do the bees in the fall of the year when the hives are overstocked with honey.

    The Men of Forty Mile

  • And I wonder me here in Folsom, while democracy dreams its enchantments o'er the twentieth century world, whether there, in the rock-hewn crypt of that secret, desert valley, the bones still abide that once were mine and that stiffened my animated body when I was an Aryan master high-stomached to command.

    Chapter 21

  • And further, I felt it my duty to prove the white man's wisdom and bring sore distress to Moosu, who had waxed high-stomached, what of the power I had given him.

    A HYPERBOREAN BREW

  • Unlike the cowardly Melanesians, the people were high-stomached and warlike.

    YAH! YAH! YAH!

  • Moosu, who had waxed high-stomached, what of the power I had given him.

    A HYPERBOREAN BREW

  • But the high-stomached Norman is there and the stubborn Saxon.

    Kempton-Wace Letters

  • In this deputation were some high-stomached Sheiks, who, taking

    The History of the Caliph Vathek

  • Sarah called her “high-stomached”, to the delight of the other children and her own indignation; she had explained to them again and again what Sarah really meant.

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • Yes, it would seem a pleasant task to cook for such men; but just let them lie around cabin to rest up for a week, and see with what celerity they grow high-stomached and make sarcastic comments on the way you fry the bacon or boil the coffee.

    HOUSEKEEPING IN THE KLONDIKE

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