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stout-hearted

[stout-hahr-tid] /ˈstaʊtˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
brave and resolute; dauntless.
Origin of stout-hearted
1645-1655
First recorded in 1645-55
Related forms
stout-heartedly, adverb
stout-heartedness, noun
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  • "Divil a fear; don't be unasy about that," said the stout-hearted Mary.

    The O'Donoghue Charles James Lever
  • A stout-hearted soldier was the commanding officer at Warrior Gap.

    Warrior Gap Charles King
  • They were stout-hearted lads and he'd go to hell with them cheerfully, if need be.

    The Sky Trap Frank Belknap Long
  • They were strong men and stout-hearted in the presence of any visible danger.

    The Huntress Hulbert Footner
  • A stout-hearted plant,—a tree, dwarfed, but losing not its dignity.

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
  • Dick was a stout-hearted fellow, and said he did not fear him.

    Taking Tales W.H.G. Kingston
  • Captain Hawkins was a stout-hearted man, and kept up his courage.

    Roger Willoughby William H. G. Kingston
  • "We will not shoot them," answered a stout-hearted sergeant.

  • None of the garrison would be stout-hearted enough to venture.

    The Madcap of the School Angela Brazil

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