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stout,

alcoholic beverage: see beerbeer,
alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermenting cereals, especially malted barley, usually with the addition of hops as a flavoring agent and stabilizer. One of the oldest of alcoholic beverages (there is archaeological evidence dating to c.3000 B.C.
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stout

strong porter highly flavoured with malt

Stout

Sir Robert. 1844--1930, New Zealand statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister of New Zealand (1884--87)
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But the stranger turned the blow right deftly and in return gave one as stout, which Robin also turned as the stranger had done.
"I must needs own thou art a brave and a sturdy soul and, withal, a good stout stroke with the cudgels.
'Joe, Joe!' said the stout gentleman, when the citadel was taken, and the besiegers and besieged sat down to dinner.
Pickwick acknowledged the compliment, and cordially shook hands with the stout gentleman in the top-boots.
I have detested blue eyes ever since, and blonde moustaches, and the whole stout easy-going type
Of course the boys could charge up it quicker than we could pedal, but I even heard the voice of their stout instructor growing louder through the mist.
His criticism of Stout turns on the difficulty of giving any empirical meaning to such notions as the "mind" or the "subject"; he quotes from Stout the sentence: "The most important drawback is that the mind, in watching its own workings, must necessarily have its attention divided between two objects," and he concludes: "Without question, Stout is bringing in here illicitly the concept of a single observer, and his introspection does not provide for the observation of this observer; for the process observed and the observer are distinct" (p.
The stout man, ceasing to be silent, became interrogative.
Once or twice in his life it had happened to the stout man to encounter an idea which he could swallow at a gulp.
As the countenance of the stout lady began to clear up, she ventured to inquire how far it was.
And Robin was right well pleased with the day's adventure, even though he had got a drubbing; for sore ribs and heads will heal, and 'tis not every day that one can find a recruit as stout of bone and true of soul as Little John.
When the concert was over, the stout, pink lady--who was the wife of an American millionaire--took her under her wing, and introduced her to everybody; and everybody was very nice to her.