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stouten

play
verb, stout·en \ˈstau̇-tən\

Definition of stouten

stoutenedstoutening play \ˈstau̇t-niŋ, ˈstau̇-tən-iŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make stout <stouten a resolve>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become stout



1834

First Known Use of stouten

1834


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