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  • adj. superlative form of stout: most stout.


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  • "In old houses, whose roofs are supported by great beams of oak, I know they call the stoutest and most important the 'king beam,' for without him the roof would fall.

    The Port of Adventure

  • Personal Accountability: Perhaps the stoutest support for keeping people in line and doing the right thing is personal accountability.

    Frank A. Weil: Four Elements of Human Process, Often Overlooked

  • He picked up the stoutest of the screwdrivers he had brought with him, slid it into the hasp, and twisted.

    Gideon’s war

  • With three farm cats in the house there is no way I could keep these as pets — even with the stoutest home, but I learned something new today.

    Pet Pride: Roxie « Mudpuddle

  • There, forty feet beneath, wrapped about by an octopus that measured nine feet across from tentacle tip to tentacle tip and that could well drown the stoutest swimmer, he cooly and casually did the one thing that gave to him his empery over the monster.

    The Water Baby

  • For he slew with the shrewdness and blood-hunger of the fiercest, drew in his belly to famine with the youngest, and with the stoutest faced the bitter seas and stinging trail.


  • Working quickly but collectedly, I took nothing but the warmest and stoutest of clothes.

    Chapter 19

  • Conventional wisdom suggests that Saturday's final against Manchester United 2 p.m., Fox is a meeting of the world's most dangerous attack against the world's stoutest defense.

    A Track Team That Also Plays Soccer

  • Conventional wisdom suggests the Barca-United. match-up is a meeting of the world's most dangerous attack against the stoutest defense.

    United Facing a Devil of a Job

  • The anxiety that had accompanied the careful final days of preparation broke at 12: 11 a.m., when the stoutest of the men, Florencio Avalos, emerged from the missile-like chamber and smiled broadly after his half-mile journey to fresh air.

    Steve Ressler: From Outer Space to Underground: NASA's Life-Saving Role in Chilean Miner Rescue


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