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stalwart
used in My Antonia

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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
  • To-day the best that a harassed Black Hawk merchant can hope for is to sell provisions and farm machinery and automobiles to the rich farms where that first crop of stalwart Bohemian and Scandinavian girls are now the mistresses.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (52% in)
  • Antonia came in and stood before me; a stalwart, brown woman, flat-chested, her curly brown hair a little grizzled.
    Book 5 — Cuzak's Boys (10% in)

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