stout

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj stout euphemisms for `fat' "men are portly and women are stout"
    • adj stout dependable "the stalwart citizens at Lexington","a stalwart supporter of the UN","stout hearts"
    • adj stout having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships "hardy explorers of northern Canada","proud of her tall stalwart son","stout seamen","sturdy young athletes"
    • n stout a garment size for a large or heavy person
    • n stout a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Guinness Stout served in England is brewed in Ireland, and Guinness Stout served in Ireland is brewed in England.
    • n stout A strong, dark malt brew having a higher percentage of hops than porter; strong porter; a popular variety sold in the U. S. is Guinness' stout.
    • Stout Firm; tough; materially strong; enduring; as, a stout vessel, stick, string, or cloth.
    • Stout Large; bulky; corpulent.
    • Stout Proud; haughty; arrogant; hard. "Your words have been stout against me.""Commonly . . . they that be rich are lofty and stout ."
    • Stout Strong; lusty; vigorous; robust; sinewy; muscular; hence, firm; resolute; dauntless. "With hearts stern and stout .""A stouter champion never handled sword.""He lost the character of a bold, stout , magnanimous man.""The lords all stand
      To clear their cause, most resolutely stout ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • stout Bold; valiant; brave; daring.
    • stout Proud; haughty.
    • stout Firm; resolute; persistent; stubborn.
    • stout Hardy; vigorous; lusty; sturdy.
    • stout Firm; sound; stanch; strong.
    • stout Solid; substantial.
    • stout Bulky in figure; thick-set; corpulent.
    • stout Synonyms Valorous, manful, gallant.
    • stout Stalwart, Sturdy, etc. See robust.
    • n stout Strong ale or beer of any sort; hence, since the introduction of porter, porter of extra strength: as, Dublin stout.
    • stout To be bold or defiant.
    • stout To persist; endure: with an impersonal it.
    • stout To dare; defy; resist.
    • n stout A gnat.
    • n stout A gadfly.
    • n stout A firefly or miller.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Stout stowt strong: robust: corpulent: resolute: proud:
    • n Stout extra strong porter
    • adj Stout stowt (B.) stubborn
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Quotations

  • Horace
    Horace
    “Live as brave men and face adversity with stout hearts.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
D. stout, bold (or OF. estout, bold, proud, of Teutonic origin); akin to AS. stolt, G. stolz, and perh. to E. stilt,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. estout, bold—Old Dut. stolt, stout; Ger. stolz, bold.

Usage

In literature:

Just then a stout weed caught the child's foot.
"Taking Tales" by W.H.G. Kingston
True to her prediction, Marcia Arnold had found nothing to say to the stout girl's parting shot.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman" by Pauline Lester
And his mother had not realized before how tall and stout he was getting.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Why, she isn't very stout or rosy.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Panicles differ very much in appearance according to the relative length and stoutness of the branches.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
There was no question in his mind but that she must be slender, for he himself and his sister were both stout.
"In the Mist of the Mountains" by Ethel Turner
How changed he was from the stout seaman he had appeared but a few days before.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
He was a little, man, stoutly built and meanly dressed.
"The Book of All-Power" by Edgar Wallace
She thought he was rather stout and short, but as to this she was not sure.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
It was a stout craft with a sail, and lockers for stores.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
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In poetry:

Macdonell he was young an stout,
Had on his coat o mail,
And he has gane oot throw them a'
To try his han himsell.
"Traditionary Version" by Andrew Lang
But dearer far than all of these,
Than all from sea to sea,
To Canada's brave sons of toil,
Is the stout maple tree.
"The Maple Tree" by Thomas Frederick Young
Macdonell, he was young an stout,
Had on his coat o' mail,
An he has gane oot throw them a',
To try his han himself.
"The Battle Of Harlaw" by Anonymous British
And large and stout the volume
That yet would scarce contain
The things that total strangers
Have told me in the train.
"The Misanthrope" by Cicely Fox Smith
Wherever the fight is fiercest
I know that my boy will be;
Wherever the need is sorest
Of the stout arms of the free.
May he prove as true to his country
As he has been true to me.
"Gone To The War" by Horatio Alger Jr
There were hardships you may guess, and enough of weary toil
For the first few years, but then it was so grand
To see the corn and wheat waving o'er the virgin soil,
And two stout and loving hearts went hand in hand.
"The Pioneer" by Hanford Lennox Gordon

In news:

Microblog Sina Weibo lets users embed pictures, post comments and easily communicate CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.
A stout D wasn't enough for Whitmer to come away with the win.
Tewksbury Country Club Chef Mark Stout with a pasta seafood dish.
UW-Stout Sports Information photo by Steve Stangel Former Pony Kate Mikutowski (12) ended her collegiate career this week while collecting more than 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs in four seasons at UW-Stout.
LSU's stout D likely will eventually need offense to lend a hand .
One of the Midwest's most anticipated events, the Ada Air Expo and 6th annual Ray Stout Memorial Warbird Fly-in, is right around the corner--June 19 and 20, in Ada, Okla.
Portales coach Cliff Stout lead Portales to the Class 3A state title game in 2009.
From Kristie Lu Stout, CNN.
Muskegon County's newly appointed undersheriff, Daniel A Stout, said he's looking forward to the challenges of the job.
Stout, 57, currently the sheriff department's chief deputy and director of emergency services, will begin his new duties effective Sunday.
Muskegon County's newly appointed undersheriff , Daniel A Stout, said he's looking forward to the challenges of the job.
Myles Stout sentenced in shooting death.
Cyndy Stout and her fried Lisa Hosterman can't resist a good deal on a cute pair of shoes.
Principal and shareholder, Ellsworth Gilman Johnson & Stout CPAs.
Allegany County United Way honors Steve Stout, Sherry Walton.
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In science:

Also shown in the figure are the continuum estimates obtained with stout action and the parametrization based on hadron resonance gas (HRG) model [135].
Lattice QCD at non-zero temperature
The difference between the stout action and the p4 and asq tad actions for the trace anomaly translates into the differences in the pressure and the energy density.
Lattice QCD at non-zero temperature
The fermionic action uses nonperturbatively improved Wilson fermions with stout links in the derivative terms (SLiNC ).
Charmed hadron spectroscopy on the lattice for $N_f=2+1$ flavours
We now present results of an implementation with the Hybrid Monte Carlo (HMC) algorithm including stout smearing.
First results from dynamical chirally improved fermions
The main difference between the stout smearing and other kinds of smearing is the way in which the general 3 × 3 complex matrix is projected back to SU(3).
First results from dynamical chirally improved fermions
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