Stout

Definition of Stout

Pronunciation: stout
a.1.Strong; lusty; vigorous; robust; sinewy; muscular; hence, firm; resolute; dauntless.
With hearts stern and stout.
- Chaucer.
A stouter champion never handled sword.
- Shak.
He lost the character of a bold, stout, magnanimous man.
- Clarendon.
The lords all stand
To clear their cause, most resolutely stout.
- Daniel.
2.Proud; haughty; arrogant; hard.
Your words have been stout against me.
- Mal. iii. 13.
Commonly . . . they that be rich are lofty and stout.
- Latimer.
3.Firm; tough; materially strong; enduring; as, a stout vessel, stick, string, or cloth.
4.Large; bulky; corpulent.
n.1.A strong, dark malt brew having a higher percentage of hops than porter; strong porter; a popular variety sold in the U. S. is Guinness' stout.

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