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  • s  short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
    a stumpy ungainly figure

  • And firm in the saddle of his stumpy, strong-sinewed Chinese horse sat the great soldier-statesman who gives cohesion to the most populous and strife-wracked country in the .
  • None of them had ever seen anything like it: a tiny eyeless animal with golden fur and a stumpy tail.
  • The softspoken, stumpy Thuy, whose name means spring water, emulates stay-at-home apparatchiki in one respect: his private life is shadowed in secrecy.
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  • Man who rescued boaters haunted by Lake Norman drowning
    The man who risked his own life to save strangers near the Stumpy Creek Boat Landing in Iredell County says he wishes he could have done more. John Alexander and his girlfriend had only been on their boat for about 10 minutes Monday night when he said he could hear people crying for help. Herbert James, 53, was on a Father's Day fishing trip with his son and a friend when their boat sank. When ...
    June 20, 2013 - WSOC-TV Charlotte

  • Craig Anderson in Miami Herald
    I just told myself that it was up to me to get the win for the guys,Anderson said of the overtime saves. "It's a terrific feeling, but it's a credit to the guys. If we don't score there with Horty and Stumpy we don't win."
  • Jacques Martin in Miami Herald
    There's a chemistry there,Martin said. "Last year, I think Stumpy kind of took [Olesz] under his wing. The night before a game you'll always see them going out to dinner."
  • Joe Worsley in Independent
    He has short, stumpy legs,Joe Worsley said of his young back-row colleague Tom Rees, "and he is very difficult to tackle."

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