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Definitionvery thin and bony — often from hunger or as though having been worn to the bone
- It was a very tall gaunt captain of artillery with a red scar along his jaw.Book Two (98% in)
gaunt = very thin and bony
- "How do you do?" said the tall gaunt doctor with the beard.Book Two (18% in)
There are no more uses of "gaunt" in A Farewell to Arms.
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