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sturdy

Vet science another name for staggers (sense 2) or gid (in sheep)
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Then once more the Friar bent his back, and, Robin having mounted upon it, he stepped sturdily into the water and so strode onward, splashing in the shoal, and breaking all the smooth surface into ever-widening rings.
Joe had replied sturdily enough, and Genevieve had blushed prettily; but both felt that it was not exactly proper.
Long ere Alleyne was out of sound of the Beaulieu bells he was striding sturdily along, swinging his staff and whistling as merrily as the birds in the thicket.
He may," Hamel answered sturdily, "but never to make you people his slaves again.
But it was gone in a minute, and he sturdily rejoined that the gentleman must look out for somebody else, as he did think he might have done at first.
Queen of my tub, I merrily sing, While the white foam rises high, And sturdily wash and rinse and wring, And fasten the clothes to dry.
We may determine not to gather any cherries and keep our hands sturdily in our pockets, but we can't prevent our mouths from watering.
No matter which model you go for, it will be good to drive, well equipped, easy on the pocket, sturdily built, easy on the environment and excellent value for money.
The books are sturdily produced hardbacks and the series is highly recommended.
What's more they are sturdily built, and have a robust A frame design for stability.
The unit can sturdily bear a load of up to 11 pounds (5 kg) and has 4 tracking rates for nightscape or deep-sky astrophotography.
The book's five sections could each stand sturdily alone.