"stout" in the noun sense
a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
a garment size for a large or heavy person
"stout" in the adjective sense
1. stalwart, stout
"the stalwart citizens at Lexington"
"a stalwart supporter of the UN"
2. portly, stout
euphemisms for `fat'
"men are portly and women are stout"
3. hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy
having rugged physical strength inured to fatigue or hardships
"hardy explorers of northern Canada"
"proud of her tall stalwart son"
"sturdy young athletes"
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