• WordNet 3.6
    • n stoutness the property of excessive fatness
    • n stoutness the property of being strong and resolute
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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 Stoutness The state or quality of being stout.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stoutness The state or quality of being stout, in any sense.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stoutness (B.) stubbornness
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  • Horace
    “Live as brave men and face adversity with stout hearts.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. estout, bold—Old Dut. stolt, stout; Ger. stolz, bold.


In literature:

It looks best when carried out with a stoutly twisted thread.
"Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving" by Grace Christie
Encountering Elfreda on the veranda, her black eyes flashed the stout girl a mischievous message which the latter immediately caught.
"Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer" by Jessie Graham Flower
Legs short, bare, rather stout; spurs stout, rather long.
"Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3" by Various
Being a foreigner, unable to speak English, short, stout, and with a repulsive face, blind in one eye, it was hard for him to get a start.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Now, Bracebridge, by his father's advice, never went out on any expedition without a supply of stout twine.
"Ernest Bracebridge" by William H. G. Kingston
So much did the stout ship tumble about that I could not attempt to make another exploring expedition.
"Dick Cheveley" by W. H. G. Kingston
They were two very queer looking beings; one long and lean, the other short and stout.
"Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet" by Captain Marryat
Each captain had ten stout fellows under him to act as soldiers or policemen.
"The Red Man's Revenge" by R.M. Ballantyne
They were both Esquimaux, and good stout, broad-shouldered, thick-set specimens of the race they were.
"Ungava" by R.M. Ballantyne
But stout David Trevarrow did not think his lot peculiarly hard.
"Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines" by R.M. Ballantyne

In poetry:

Again his horn Sir Hornbook blew,
Full long, and loud, and shrill;
His merrymen all, so stout and true,
Went marching up the hill.
"Sir Hornbook" by Thomas Love Peacock
It tears in twain like tender grass,
The strongest forest-trees;
It grinds to dust the hardened brass,
Though stout and firm it be.
"Parables And Riddles" by Friedrich von Schiller
The twain were seized: Sir Hornbook blew
His bugle loud and shrill:
His merrymen all, so stout and true,
Went marching up the hill.
"Sir Hornbook" by Thomas Love Peacock
But now thro’ weariness and strife
I learn your worthiness indeed,
The world is better for such life
As stout suburban people lead.
"In Praise Of Solid People" by C S Lewis
Seven stout sons she saw expire,
(How the mother's soul was pain'd!)
Some by sword, and some by fire,
(How the Martyr was sustain'd!)
"The True Heroes : Or, The Noble Army Of Martyrs" by Hannah More
Childe Launcelot won the arduous fray,
And, when they ceased from strife,
Led stout Sir Substantive away,
His children, and his wife.
"Sir Hornbook" by Thomas Love Peacock

In news:

HenHouse's Shane Goepel making Oyster Stout.
Midland city spokesman Ryan Stout says 37-year-old Sgt Maj.
Strong stout and how beer created Belgium.
Bulldogs stout on defense, but fall 23-13.
The office, whose location was announced Wednesday, will be in the Byron G Rogers federal office building at 1960 Stout St.
The office will be located in the Byron G Rogers federal office building at 1960 Stout St.
ARLINGTON, Texas (MCT) — A national television audience got a good glimpse of the stout defense and volatile yet improving offense that has defined the first quarter of the Bears season.
The most Irish thing in the place was the selection of beer and stout — an excellent offering in and of itself.
Born Sept 2, 1915, in Ashland County, she was the daughter of James L and Erma Beckley Stout.
La Porte uses stout defense to knock off No.
Photos courtesy of Michael W Stout w/ Louisville Music News.
ATLANTA — Paul Johnson says Georgia Tech's powerful running game, which was dominant in last week's lopsided win over Boston College, will face a different challenge on Saturday against Brigham Young 's stout run defense.
Brett Edward Stout in 2001near Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
It was the night that Doug and Scott introduced us to the Espresso Stout.
LSU's stout D likely will eventually need offense to lend a hand.

In science:

Koml´os, Ma jor and Tusn´ady , Philipp and Stout and Berkes and Philipp is no longer applicable unless one imposes very restrictive assumptions that are described in the next paragraph.
Maxima of asymptotically Gaussian random fields and moderate deviation approximations to boundary crossing probabilities of sums of random variables with multidimensional indices
Grundlehren der Mathematischen Wissenschaften 324 Springer-Verlag, Berlin. Moricz, F.A.; Serfling, R.J.; Stout, W.F. (1982) Moment and probability bounds with quasisuperadditive structure for the maximum partial sum.
On fractional Brownian motion limits in one dimensional nearest-neighbor symmetric simple exclusion
Hence the lemma follows by taking into account Theorem 2.2 in M´oricz, Serfling and Stout (1982) together with the remark (ii) stated page 1033 in their paper.
Functional moderate deviations for triangular arrays and applications
Thus, condition (3.4) of Theorem 3.2 of Moricz, Serfling and Stout (1982) is satisfied with g (i, j ) = tj − ti−1 , α = H β and φ(t) = tβ .
Hausdorff and packing dimensions of the images of random fields
Stout, Almost Sure Convergence, Academic Press, New York, 1974.
Non-homogeneous random walks with non-integrable increments and heavy-tailed random walks on strips