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(well padded when postpositive) (of a person) corpulent; portly; fat
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  • He nodded, leaning back against the well-padded cushions with an air of finding unwonted ease.

  • It was not just a gentle tap with a soft,p. 15 well-padded paw.

    The Tale of Miss Kitty Cat Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Bill, delighted to see his old buddy, laughed at him, and poked him in his now well-padded ribs.

    Famous Flyers David Goodger (
  • These stoves consist of a wooden box, lined with well-padded felt.

  • The rest of the room was made up of comfortable chairs, a well-padded window-seat, and books.

    Comrade Yetta Albert Edwards
  • The first-class carriages are roomy and well-padded, so that short travelling, except for invalids, is comfortable enough.

    Romantic Spain John Augustus O'Shea
  • The large and well-padded foot of this creature is well adapted for treading a surface unsoftened by vegetation.

    Domesticated Animals Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
  • The M.M. (throwing himself gracefully into a well-padded chintz chair).

  • We had now reached a slight dip in the land surface, and in the depression a well-padded native track appeared.

    In Search of El Dorado Alexander MacDonald

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