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strapping1

[strap-ing] /ˈstræp ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
powerfully built; robust.
2.
large; whopping.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; strap + -ing2
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strapping

/ˈstræpɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) tall and sturdy
Word Origin
C17: from strap (in the archaic sense: to work vigorously)
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