corpulency

noun
cor·​pu·​len·​cy | \ ˈkȯr-pyə-lən(t)-sē How to pronounce corpulency (audio) \
plural corpulencies

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her corpulency is such that she requires two seats on public conveyances

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1577, in the meaning defined above

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corpulency

noun
cor·​pu·​len·​cy | \ -lən-sē How to pronounce corpulency (audio) \
plural corpulencies

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