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stalworth

[ stawl-werth ]
/ ˈstɔl wərθ /
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adjective Archaic.

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Origin of stalworth

before 900; Middle English stalwurthe,Old English stǣlwirthe serviceable, equivalent to stǣl (contraction of statholstaddle) + weorthworth1
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