stouten

verb
stout·​en | \ ˈstau̇-tᵊn How to pronounce stouten (audio) \
stoutened; stoutening\ ˈstau̇t-​niŋ How to pronounce stoutening (audio) , ˈstau̇-​tᵊn-​iŋ \

Definition of stouten

transitive verb

: to make stout stouten a resolve

intransitive verb

: to become stout

First Known Use of stouten

1834, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Stouten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stouten. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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