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stalwart
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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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
  • Without absolutely expressing a doubt whether the stalwart Puritan had acted as a man of conscience and integrity throughout the proceedings which have been sketched, they, nevertheless, hinted that he was about to build his house over an unquiet grave.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (15% in)
  • It appeared to the butcher that he could pretty clearly discern what seemed to be the stalwart legs, clad in black pantaloons, of a man sitting in a large oaken chair, the back of which concealed all the remainder of his figure.
    Chapter 19 — Alice's Posies (51% in)

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