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 for stout
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  stout \stout\, n.
     A strong, dark malt brew having a higher percentage of hops
     than porter; strong porter; a popular variety sold in the U.
     S. is Guinness' stout. --Swift.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stout \Stout\ (stout), a. [Compar. Stouter (stout"[~e]r);
     superl. Stoutest.] [D. stout bold (or OF. estout bold,
     proud, of Teutonic origin); akin to AS. stolt, G. stolz, and
     perh. to E. stilt.]
     1. Strong; lusty; vigorous; robust; sinewy; muscular; hence,
        firm; resolute; dauntless.
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              With hearts stern and stout.          --Chaucer.
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              A stouter champion never handled sword. --Shak.
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              He lost the character of a bold, stout, magnanimous
              man.                                  --Clarendon.
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              The lords all stand
              To clear their cause, most resolutely stout.
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     2. Proud; haughty; arrogant; hard. [Archaic]
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              Your words have been stout against me. --Mal. iii.
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              Commonly . . . they that be rich are lofty and
              stout.                                --Latimer.
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     3. Firm; tough; materially strong; enduring; as, a stout
        vessel, stick, string, or cloth.
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     4. Large; bulky; corpulent.
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     Syn: Stout, Corpulent, Portly.
     Usage: Corpulent has reference simply to a superabundance or
            excess of flesh. Portly implies a kind of stoutness or
            corpulence which gives a dignified or imposing
            appearance. Stout, in our early writers (as in the
            English Bible), was used chiefly or wholly in the
            sense of strong or bold; as, a stout champion; a stout
            heart; a stout resistance, etc. At a later period it
            was used for thickset or bulky, and more recently,
            especially in England, the idea has been carried still
            further, so that Taylor says in his Synonyms: "The
            stout man has the proportions of an ox; he is
            corpulent, fat, and fleshy in relation to his size."
            In America, stout is still commonly used in the
            original sense of strong as, a stout boy; a stout
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: dependable; "the stalwart citizens at Lexington"; "a
             stalwart supporter of the UN"; "stout hearts" [syn:
             stalwart, stout]
      2: euphemisms for `fat'; "men are portly and women are stout"
         [syn: portly, stout]
      3: having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or
         hardships; "hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud of
         her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young
         athletes" [syn: hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy]
      n 1: a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and
           roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
      2: a garment size for a large or heavy person

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  151 Moby Thesaurus words for "stout":
     adamantine, adipose, athletic, beefy, big, big-bellied, bloated,
     blowzy, bold, bold-spirited, bosomy, bouncing, brave, brawny,
     bulky, burly, buxom, chivalric, chivalrous, chubby, chunky,
     corpulent, courageous, dauntless, dense, distended, doughty, dumpy,
     durable, enduring, fat, fattish, fearless, firm, firm as Gibraltar,
     fleshy, flush, forceful, forcible, forcy, full, full-blooded,
     full-strength, gallant, greathearted, gross, gutsy, gutty, hale,
     hale and hearty, hard, hard as nails, hardy, healthy, hearty,
     heavy, heavyset, hefty, heroic, herolike, hippy, hulking, husky,
     imposing, indomitable, infrangible, intrepid, invincible,
     iron-hard, ironhearted, knightlike, knightly, lasting, lionhearted,
     lusty, made of iron, manful, manly, massive, meaty, mighty, nervy,
     obese, obstinate, overweight, paunchy, plenitudinous, plucky,
     plump, podgy, portly, potbellied, potent, powerful, pudgy, puffy,
     puissant, pursy, red-blooded, resolute, rigid, robust, robustious,
     robustuous, roly-poly, rotund, rude, rugged, soldierlike,
     soldierly, solid, sound, square, squat, squatty, stable, stalwart,
     staunch, steadfast, steady, steely, stocky, stouthearted,
     strapping, strong, strong as brandy, strong as strong,
     strong-willed, sturdy, substantial, swollen, tenacious,
     thick-bodied, thickset, top-heavy, tough, tubby, unbreakable,
     undaunted, unyielding, valiant, valorous, vigorous, vital, weighty,
     well-built, well-constructed, well-fed, well-founded,
     well-grounded, well-made

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Stout, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    217
     Housing Units (2000): 77
     Land area (2000):     0.311199 sq. miles (0.806001 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.311199 sq. miles (0.806001 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            75720
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             42.527131 N, 92.711383 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Stout, IA

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