Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a bold spirit or courage.

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Examples

  • She was a bold-spirited woman who feared nobody, and was rather rough of temper.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • However, since it is undesirable to allow matters to proceed beyond recovery, the Gonfalon of Justice being in the hands of Luca Pitti, a bold-spirited man, Cosmo determined to let him adopt what course he thought proper, that if any trouble should arise it might be imputed to Luca and not to himself.

    The History of Florence

  • Captain Plunkett was a bold-spirited Irishman, who held a commission in our army.

    The Yankee Tea-party Or, Boston in 1773

  • Saxons should have realized your Grace's vision, of converting feudal drawbridges into gibbets; and yonder bold-spirited Cedric seemeth one to whom such an imagination might occur.

    Ivanhoe

  • But she was a bold-spirited woman, and by degrees her courage re-asserted itself.

    Benita, an African romance

  • Yet that bold-spirited creature was in no wise disturbed, and replied, with great enjoyment: --

    Reels and Spindles A Story of Mill Life

  • American war of independence, inflamed many heads in Germany and raised a poetical opposition, which began with the bold-spirited

    Germany from the Earliest Period Volume 4

  • His fierce habits, wild aspects, dismal shriek, and soiled and tattered garments, were enough to startle, not a timid maiden only, but a bold-spirited man.

    The Partisan: A Tale of the Revolution. By the Author of "The Yemassee," "Guy Rivers," &c. In Two Volumes. Vol. II

  • We shall be finely helped, if the churl Saxons should have realized your Grace's vision, of converting feudal drawbridges into gibbets; and yonder bold-spirited Cedric seemeth one to whom such an imagination might occur.

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • Saxons should have realized your Grace's vision, of converting feudal drawbridges into gibbets; and yonder bold-spirited Cedric seemeth one to whom such an imagination might occur.

    Ivanhoe

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