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stolid
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

2 uses
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Definition
having or revealing little emotion — sometimes indicating qualities of not changing or being dependable

or (much more rarely):

of an object:  not interesting — often large and unmoving
  • Was it possible that this stolidly respectable person was of the same blood as one of the most notorious criminals in the country?
    Chapter 9 — Second Report of Dr. Watson (63% in)
  • You and I know that he died of sheer fright, and we know also what frightened him; but how are we to get twelve stolid jurymen to know it?
    Chapter 13 — Fixing the Nets (8% in)

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