Origin of stumpy
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As for Stumpy, he was just the sort of a lad his name indicated.
"Probably the presence of Stumpy made her bashful," suggested Ned.
She was stumpy, high bowed, low waisted, with a short black funnel.The Island Mystery
George A. Birmingham
Why had his own fingers been made so stumpy and square-tipped?Dreamers of the Ghetto
The same may be said of the different Cryptocephali, who all have stumpy limbs.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
- short and thickset like a stump; stubby
- abounding in or full of stumps
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