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bo deed

  • v  invest with or as with a body; give body to
  • a  having a body or a body of a specified kind; often used in combination
    strong-bodied
    big-bodied
  • s  possessing or existing in bodily form

  • If the village were filled with able-bodied men, who could have built rainwater-collecting units on rooftops and in the fields, the situation would not be so dire.
  • One night I went to bed able-bodied and woke up handicapped.
  • The Airbus A310 is derived from the larger and highly successful A300, the first twin-engine and wide-bodied jet.
News & Articles

  • Drivers run risks for the love of racing
    DEARBORN, Mich. ? When they aren't competing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, it isn't unusual to find Cup drivers at local short tracks, racing anything from winged Sprint cars to full-bodied Late Model Sportsman entries.
    June 14, 2013 - NASCAR.com via Yahoo! Sports
  • A350 Airbus jet, Dreamliner rival, completes its maiden flight in Toulouse
    The airplane reportedly consumes 25 percent less energy than earlier wide-bodied airplanes by using carbon composites.
    June 14, 2013 - GlobalPost
  • Are Long-Term Unemployed Taking Refuge in Disability?
    The sharp rise in federal disability rolls in recent years has sparked worry that able-bodied workers are using the system to hide from the weak job market. But new research suggests those fears may be overblown.
    June 14, 2013 - Wall Street Journal Blogs
Quotes

  • Oscar Pistorius in 940 News
    This case is important not just to me, but to all disabled persons who just ask for the chance to compete fairly on the sporting field with able-bodied athletes,Pistorius said earlier this month.
  • Brook Lopez in International Herald Tribune
    I think I just stopped playing aggressive since he was guarding me, throwing up low-percentage shots,said Lopez, who finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds. "He just bodied up against me and tried to push me off the lane."
  • Flip Saunders in Los Angeles Times
    I thought he bodied him and didn't give him anything easy,Saunders said.

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