Usage examples for stout

  1. Rose- who was the stout woman- came early. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. Now you are not stout, M. de Marsac. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. He made a good stout effort to resist the pipe- smoke. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. Indeed, I was not sure that Lottie's stout denial of that woman's work might not shake even Jessie's confidence in me. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  5. He had grown into a stout man- though his face presented little that was manly, in the true sense of the word. – Ten Nights in a Bar Room by T. S. Arthur
  6. Marian looked where he was pointing, and saw a stout little lady with a smiling face. – Half-Past Bedtime by H. H. Bashford
  7. That aroused Thad, and between them the two stout lads had little difficulty in carrying the still unconscious young woman into the warm house. – The Chums of Scranton High at Ice Hockey by Donald Ferguson
  8. How stout she is getting! – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  9. " No more," Silas cried quickly as he leaped to aid Hiram, who was struggling with the fellow he had thrust into the room, and verily the Tory was putting up a stout fight. – The Minute Boys of Boston by James Otis
  10. They choose a place where there are two stout trees about the boat's length apart, and standing on a line parallel to the river. – Over the Sliprails by Henry Lawson
  11. That's a stout piece of canvas. – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  12. Sir John chuckled till his great form shook- he had grown very stout of late years. – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  13. But then I am a German- and stout, which may make a difference. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  14. He said nothing, but seized the bag; and with her heart beating as if this decision had changed the whole face of the world, Mary hurried after the stout brown figure, and joined the end of the procession as it poured from the wagon lit on to the platform. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  15. " I must do better another time," he is reported to have said; and it would not be easy to say with what gallanter words a stout soldier could go to his account. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  16. The stout band of thanes rejoiced that their lord had returned. – Northland Heroes by Florence Holbrook
  17. Stout or not, she will be lucky to have even me to dance with at the rate she's going. – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  18. And Mrs. Robson carefully picked out in the chorus the stout sister of a former servant who had worked for her mother! – The Blood Red Dawn by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  19. She was neither too short nor too tall, too stout nor too thin. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  20. They made a stout resistance. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack