The short-skirted purple uniform looks charming on the well-built girl with the large, sad, blue eyes.
The two fishermen were fine specimens of strong, well-built Englishmen.
The whole is a well-built machine for a pressure of the spirit.
The mutual dependence of all parts of the system resemble the structure of a well-built fabric.
Henry was a well-built, vigorous man, and walked with great rapidity.
Their horses are stout, well-built ponies, of great wind, and capable of enduring the severest hardship and fatigue.
She is a strong, well-built, and safe boat, and I think will just answer your purpose.
This was a clean, well-built village, where the men were very comfortable.
Among the few things he admired was a well-built handsome man.
It is a well-built and active commercial city, and has a large export trade in coffee and sugar.
1560s, "constructed, erected," past participle adjective from build (v.). Meaning "physically well-developed" is by 1940s (well-built in reference to a woman is from 1871); Built-in (adj.) is from 1898.