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stout-hearted

[stout-hahr-tid]
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adjective
  1. brave and resolute; dauntless.

Origin of stout-hearted

First recorded in 1645–55
Related formsstout-heart·ed·ly, adverbstout-heart·ed·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for stouthearted

Historical Examples

  • Even the stouthearted Captain and the faithful mate, blear-eyed and haggard from loss of sleep, were filled with wonder.

    West Wind Drift

    George Barr McCutcheon

  • Many of them had lost their all, yet the worst sufferers seemed by far the most stouthearted of the forlorn crowd.

  • Peggy was asked if she would do it, and being a stouthearted lass she consented, for a round sum, to try it.

  • What ripples from the seething capitals will stir the placid thoughts of your stouthearted peasants?


British Dictionary definitions for stouthearted

stouthearted

adjective
  1. valiant; brave
Derived Formsstoutheartedly, adverbstoutheartedness, noun
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