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stout-hearted

[stout-hahr-tid] /ˈstaʊtˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
brave and resolute; dauntless.
Origin of stout-hearted
1645-1655
1645-55
Related forms
stout-heartedly, adverb
stout-heartedness, noun
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  • Some successful men are so stout-hearted, their minds seem never to flinch.

  • "Divil a fear; don't be unasy about that," said the stout-hearted Mary.

    The O'Donoghue Charles James Lever
  • A stout-hearted fellow named Browne, who hailed from Chester, would have made Caradine a fitting mate.

  • They were strong men and stout-hearted in the presence of any visible danger.

    The Huntress Hulbert Footner
  • It was indeed fortunate that Colonel Moultrie was a stout-hearted man, for otherwise he might well have been discouraged.

  • A stout-hearted plant,—a tree, dwarfed, but losing not its dignity.

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
  • But when he saw the other rush at him, he did not stay to meet the stout-hearted hero but dived down to the depths of the lake.

  • Dick was a stout-hearted fellow, and said he did not fear him.

    Taking Tales W.H.G. Kingston
  • He wants no scalps, like a miserable Indian, but fights like a stout-hearted pale-face.

    The Deerslayer James Fenimore Cooper

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