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[deep-ches-tid] /ˈdipˈtʃɛs tɪd/
having a large, broad chest:
a deep-chested man.
coming from deep in the chest:
a deep-chested cough.
Origin of deep-chested
First recorded in 1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The strength of his arms was enormous, for he was a deep-chested man, and had been a gymnast.

    Roden's Corner Henry Seton Merriman
  • The Germans are a big, square-shouldered, deep-chested race.

    Diary of a Pilgrimage Jerome K. Jerome
  • "Get your donkey out of the way, fool," he boomed in a deep-chested roar.

    The Book of All-Power Edgar Wallace
  • That large, deep-chested, powerful dog, was the admiration of all the children in the town.

    Flora Lyndsay Susan Moodie
  • The lieutenant was very short, thickset, deep-chested, and powerful.

    Hunting the Lions R.M. Ballantyne
  • Another, Broth, was a deep-chested man and a well-known orator.

    Shaman Robert Shea
  • There was a deep-chested shout from both archers and seamen.

    Sir Nigel Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The dog's deep-chested bark had turned to a whimper of joyous welcome.

    Sonia Between two Worlds Stephen McKenna
  • At the same moment that a deep-chested roar of "Hare, you dam'd Kanaka!"

    In the Track of the Trades Lewis R. Freeman
  • He was a fine-looking fellow, broad-shouldered and deep-chested.

    Within the Capes Howard Pyle

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