from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a body, especially of a specified kind. Often used in combination: strong-bodied; weak-bodied.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having a specified form of body
- adj. Having a bodily form; corporeal or incarnate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a body; -- usually in composition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having body, or a body, of the kind indicated by the context: used chiefly in composition: as, an able-bodied man.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. possessing or existing in bodily form
- adj. having a body or a body of a specified kind; often used in combination
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Something has to give and it's not a thin bodied animal such as a whitetail.
"One of the reasons why I do able-bodied is because the disabled events don't have any long distance races."
Being a woman who was born male-bodied is a pretty random thing anyway – and as for everything that follows from that, all the changes, well – just how much random does a girl need in one life, exactly?
It pains us to see a formerly stalwart promoter of the corporate agenda side with what we at Murray Hill Inc. call the "bodied humans,", even if Schultz' idea makes a hell-bound snowball look positively indestructible.
On the one hand it should be every able bodied workers aspiration to own the roof over his/her head at the end of the day.
If they were asked to define “press” as a group of people, they would have had the term apply to all able-bodied citizens.
I do not think that Congress has the power under the commerce clause to direct all able bodied people to procreate.
To deny thousands of able bodied Americans the chance to serve in the military, I have to see more evidence than this.
In view of ancient usage and the unanimity of judicial opinion, it must be taken as settled that, unless restrained by some constitutional limitation, a state has inherent power to require every able-bodied man within its jurisdiction to labor for a reasonable time on public roads near his residence without direct compensation.
The able bodied male “brain-unfinished adolescents” are already members of the federal militia under 10 USC 311 starting starting at age 17.