Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a good figure.

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Examples

  • "Ah, but when will we get the chance to try, with the great nor-teamericano conquering all the good-bodied women in the city?"

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  • The Dandie Dinmont had the most delightful eyes imaginable, and was a good-bodied dog, faulty only in tail and in a tendency to be leggy.

    Jan A Dog and a Romance

  • Lauren bought a bottle of the Piancoleto, which I would describe as a good-bodied, full, dry and persistent wine.

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  • a good while till nine o'clock, and so up, and so saw all my family up, and my father and sister, who is a pretty good-bodied woman, and not over thicke, as I thought she would have been, but full of freckles, and not handsome in face.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 43: May/June 1666

  • a holiday and my eye very sore, and myself having had very little sleep for a good while till nine o'clock, and so up, and so saw all my family up, and my father and sister, who is a pretty good-bodied woman, and not over thicke, as I thought she would have been, but full of freckles, and not handsome in face.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

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