Male-spirited

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Male-spirited Having the spirit of a male; vigorous; courageous.
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Usage

In literature:

Later, the male appeared as spirit, the female as matter.
"The God-Idea of the Ancients" by Eliza Burt Gamble
Then, as became a male of spirit, I took upon myself to brag and lie my way through this trouble.
"Tono Bungay" by H. G. Wells
There is a male and a female, a spirit and a fact, a north and a south.
"Essays, Second Series" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
And in his male spirit he felt himself hating her: hating her deeply, damnably.
"Aaron's Rod" by D. H. Lawrence
A man's chief concern is to leave male descendants to worship at his grave and appease his spirit.
"Camps and Trails in China" by Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
Kadaklan ("the greatest"), a powerful male spirit, who lives in the sky, created the earth, sun, moon, and stars.
"The Tinguian" by Fay-Cooper Cole
In the Middle Ages the whole male population had been soldiers in spirit and in fact.
"A History of English Prose Fiction" by Bayard Tuckerman
There is a male and a female, a spirit and a fact, a north and a south.
"Obiter Dicta Second Series" by Augustine Birrell
The male cub's thrilling ride and battle with the current had for the time being subdued his adventurous spirit.
"Followers of the Trail" by Zoe Meyer
When there is illness in a house, the feminine genius and spirit predominates the male.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
Upon strong spirits, male or female.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
Almost all were powerful males, hard as nails and in good spirits.
"Modern Americans" by Chester Sanford
Misel, or Mitzel, was to have insinuated an anti-draft spirit at Exmoor, the male college near Wellington.
"Molly Brown's College Friends" by Nell Speed
The spirit of the evening star became the goddess Istar, who retained her independent position by the side of the male deities.
"A Primer of Assyriology" by Archibald Henry Sayce
The Supreme Spirit in the act of creation became two-fold; the RIGHT SIDE WAS MALE, THE LEFT WAS PRAKRITI, SHE IS OF ONE FORM WITH BRAMAH.
"Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism With an Essay on Baal Worship, On The Assyrian Sacred "Grove," And Other" by Thomas Inman John Newton
Yellow Thunder, Bright Sky, Big Cloud, Spirit Sky, Spot in the Sky, are common names for males.
"The American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
The male fish makes the nest himself and defends it with great spirit.
"St. Nicholas Vol XIII. No. 8 June 1886" by Various
Yellow Thunder, Bright Sky, Big Cloud, Spirit Sky, Spot in the Sky, are common names for males.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
Yellow Thunder, Bright Sky, Big Cloud, Spirit Sky, Spot in the Sky, are common names for males.
"The Indian in his Wigwam" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
They dress according to fancy, but the male spirits generally wear trousers, hats or turbans, and beards.
"Fiends, Ghosts, and Sprites" by John Nettin Radcliffe
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In poetry:

Spirit that moves the sap in spring,
When lusty male birds fight and sing,
Inform my words, and make my lines
As sweet as flowers, as strong as vines.
"A Prelude" by Maurice Thompson

In news:

Male athletes of the 2012 London Games get their Olympic spirit inked right on their bodies.
The genomes of two animals were sequenced — a male named Cedric from northwestern Tasmania , and a female named Spirit from southeastern Tasmania .
"Silver Linings Playbook" earned five Film Independent Spirit Award nominations, including Bradley Cooper in the best male lead category.
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