substantial or stable in appearance: solid-looking burghers.
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These were known by their coats and pantaloons of black or brown, made to sit comfortably, with white cravats and waistcoats, broad solid-looking shoes, and thick hose or gaiters.
While the combination of soft comps and calendar effects should result in a solid-looking first quarter result, we retain our negative stance, believing that M&S's clothing and home division will prove more difficult and costly to turn around than expected," he said.
But they deserved more after pushing Barons hard, coming up against a solid-looking defence - especially netminder Joel Bearman Barons struck after two minutes but Bearman shut them out for the rest of the opening period.
An initial flurry of activity having been swatted away sternfaced by a solid-looking Russian defence, Slovakia were starting to creak ominously when Hamsik delivered a wondrous pass from midfield to Weiss; he took three quick touches, wrong-footing two Russian defenders, and swung a shot across Igor Akinfeev and inside the goalkeeper's left-hand post.
The model features slimmer rear lights, a smooth character line and a solid-looking rear bumper.
POSH: Grand Hotel Grenoble Centre, 5 Rue de la Republique, 38000 Grenoble RECENTLY remodelled and very swanky, the traditional, solid-looking four-storey hotel has been beautifully renovated from top to bottom.
It's substantial, solid-looking, has vast interior space and the capability to cart a mountain of gear.
One of the stand-out scorelines was Elgin 5, Arbroath 7 and you've got to fear for the Highlanders who head to a wyo Hi solid-looking Falkirk side.
And under the leadership of Jon Brady and Darren Collins (the latter fondly remembered by Boro fans for notching 97 goals in 100 appearances) they boast a solid-looking squad that features the midfield experience of ex-Sky Blue Barry Quinn and Northampton old boy Paul Demspey.
6 ALAN LEE Put himself about but struggled to make an impact against the visitors' solid-looking defence.
From the other appears Nigel Twiston-Davies, in his very best navy duffel coat, and the boy Sam, in the company of a solid-looking man in a beige jacket and red tie, carrying a rolled-up copy of the Racing Post.
Wilfried Zaha was denied a solid-looking penalty, and Clive Platt was repeatedly frustrated by goalkeeper Speroni at the other end.