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archaic a stalwart person
1. archaic strong and sturdy
2. brave


(ˈstɔl wərt)

1. strongly and stoutly built; sturdy and robust.
2. strong and brave; valiant.
3. firm; steadfast.
4. a physically stalwart person.
5. a steadfast partisan: party stalwarts.
[1325–75; Middle English stalwurthe, Old English stǣlwirthe serviceable]
stal′wart•ly, adv.
stal′wart•ness, n.
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