stouthearted

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj stouthearted used especially of persons "a stalwart knight","a stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army"
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Usage

In literature:

This hunter cannot quit my young men now; they wish to know if he is as stouthearted as he boasts himself to be.
"The Deerslayer" by James Fenimore Cooper
Old Guttorm Stoutheart went in advance of the right wing, also hewing down right and left.
"Erling the Bold" by R.M. Ballantyne
However, being extremely light, and Mr Stoutheart senior very strong, he was got into the saddle somehow.
"The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands" by R.M. Ballantyne
She had begun it confused, stupid, but stouthearted; and now it was accomplished by him, the child: was it not a fairy tale?
"The Heritage of the Kurts, Volume I (of 2)" by Björstjerne Björnson
Many of them had lost their all, yet the worst sufferers seemed by far the most stouthearted of the forlorn crowd.
"The Quest of the 'Golden Hope'" by Percy F. Westerman
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In news:

JOHN SHIRK – To be stouthearted is to be courageous or determined.
Norm Wooldridge was truly a stouthearted man LETTER TO THE EDITOR.
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