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deep-chested

[deep-ches-tid] /ˈdipˈtʃɛs tɪd/
adjective
1.
having a large, broad chest:
a deep-chested man.
2.
coming from deep in the chest:
a deep-chested cough.
Origin of deep-chested
1830-1840
1830-40
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  • He had a fine voice and "a rather rare laugh of deep-chested musical qualities."

    Herbert Spencer J. Arthur Thomson
  • The strength of his arms was enormous, for he was a deep-chested man, and had been a gymnast.

    Roden's Corner Henry Seton Merriman
  • He stood nearly six feet in his moccasins, was broad-shouldered, deep-chested and finely proportioned.

    Blazing The Way Emily Inez Denny
  • "Get your donkey out of the way, fool," he boomed in a deep-chested roar.

    The Book of All-Power Edgar Wallace
  • In appearance he was deep-chested, straight as an arrow, and with immensely powerful muscles on his arms and legs.

  • That large, deep-chested, powerful dog, was the admiration of all the children in the town.

    Flora Lyndsay Susan Moodie
  • The thoracic index shows that the Fijians are deep-chested relative to thoracic breadth as well as in absolute values.

  • The dog's deep-chested bark had turned to a whimper of joyous welcome.

    Sonia Between two Worlds Stephen McKenna
  • The Germans are a big, square-shouldered, deep-chested race.

    Diary of a Pilgrimage Jerome K. Jerome
  • Krasnoff, Zachar answered with dignity, in his deep-chested voice.

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