pigeon-chested


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pigeon-chested

adj
having a narrow chest that sticks out at the front in an unusual way
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Life at home and on the Front during the First World War is portrayed in this series of letters between pigeon-chested Alfie, errand and gardener's boy at Heligan, near Mevagissey in Cornwall, and his friends who have gone to war.
These would have left the woman pigeon-chested with misshapen limbs - all characteristic of the disease.
But it's Craig Gaizey who steals the show as the bumbling, pigeon-chested Lomper.