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Gid vs. Sturdy

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Gidnoun

(obsolete) A fiddle.

Sturdyadjective

Of firm build; stiff; stout; strong.

‘a sturdy oak tree’;

Gidnoun

A disease of sheep, characterized by vertigo; the staggers. It is caused by the presence of the C nurus, a larval tapeworm, in the brain. See C nurus.

Sturdyadjective

Solid in structure or person.

‘It was a sturdy building, able to withstand strong winds and cold weather.’; ‘The dog was sturdy and could work all day without getting tired.’;

Sturdyadjective

(obsolete) Foolishly obstinate or resolute; stubborn.

Sturdyadjective

Resolute, in a good sense; or firm, unyielding quality.

‘a man of sturdy piety or patriotism’;

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Sturdynoun

A disease in sheep and cattle, caused by a tapeworm and marked by great nervousness or by dullness and stupor.

Sturdyadjective

Foolishly obstinate or resolute; stubborn; unrelenting; unfeeling; stern.

‘This sturdy marquis gan his hearte dressTo rue upon her wifely steadfastness.’; ‘This must be done, and I would fain seeMortal so sturdy as to gainsay.’; ‘A sturdy, hardened sinner shall advance to the utmost pitch of impiety with less reluctance than he took the first steps.’;

Sturdyadjective

Resolute, in a good sense; or firm, unyielding quality; as, a man of sturdy piety or patriotism.

Sturdyadjective

Characterized by physical strength or force; strong; lusty; violent; as, a sturdy lout.

‘How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke!’;

Sturdyadjective

Stiff; stout; strong; as, a sturdy oak.

‘He was not of any delicate contexture; his limbs rather sturdy than dainty.’;

Sturdynoun

A disease in sheep and cattle, marked by great nervousness, or by dullness and stupor.

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Sturdyadjective

having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships;

‘hardy explorers of northern Canada’; ‘proud of her tall stalwart son’; ‘stout seamen’; ‘sturdy young athletes’;

Sturdyadjective

substantially made or constructed;

‘sturdy steel shelves’; ‘sturdy canvas’; ‘a tough all-weather fabric’; ‘some plastics are as tough as metal’;

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