barrel chest


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barrel chest

[′bar·əl ‚chest]
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After reaching around the man's barrel chest with some effort, Arabpour reads the number and says, "May God preserve you," reiterating the prayer after reciting the even larger diameter of his upper belly.
The handlebar-moustachioed sergeant-major swells out his barrel chest, adjusts his swagger stick slightly and says, "Because we're here, lad.
A hulk of a man with a barrel chest and tree trunk legs, Hynd spent the first eight years of his career at Rangers.
A large man with a barrel chest, Barnes said his own abilities fall into the master range, but as an instructor, he doesn't put much faith into belt categories.
Nicknamed for his barrel chest, Puller (1898-1971), born in West Point, VA, was one of the most famous Marine commanders in Corps history.
One is 5ft 8in tall, with a large build and barrel chest.
The physically impressive Roach, sprouting a red beard, 6ft 4 ins tall and swelling a barrel chest, was the former wrestler Bomber Busbridge, from Bristol, who has a generally sensible outlook.
He had a natural swagger to his cricket that always excited crowds, and it is sad that five-day cricket will no longer witness that puffed out barrel chest, or that sprint to the stumps, culminating in a giant jump into a delivery stride, followed by an allor-nothing release at speeds which touched 94.
O'Hare was a centre-forward with massive shoulders and a huge barrel chest.