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stalwart
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt);
or: having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships;
or: dependable;
or: used especially of persons
  • They are mostly young, of stalwart frames; fellows who have felled forests, and now seek to drop the axe and snatch the whale-lance.
    Chapters 4-6 -- The Counter-Pane; Breakfast; The Street (81% in)

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