portliness

portly

[pawrt-lee, pohrt-]
adjective, portlier, portliest.
1.
rather heavy or fat; stout; corpulent.
2.
Archaic. stately, dignified, or imposing.

Origin:
1520–30; port5 (noun) + -ly

portliness, noun
unportly, adjective
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portly (ˈpɔːtlɪ)
 
adj , -lier, -liest
1.  stout or corpulent
2.  archaic stately; impressive
 
[C16: from port5 (in the sense: deportment, bearing)]
 
'portliness
 
n

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portly
1529, "stately, dignified," from port (3) "bearing, carriage" (q.v.). Meaning "stout" is first recorded 1598.
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