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Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Stout was originally simply a colloquial epithet for ‘strong beer’. Its use for a specific sort of dark, fairly bitter and creamy variety of beer seems to have originated in...

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stout

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 8 words.

a stout heart courage or determination. literary

Stout

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 34 words.

A dark beer made with roasted malt. Porter, a light stout, is still sold on draught in Ireland and stout

stout

Edited by John Ayto.

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 95 words.

Stout was originally simply a colloquial epithet for ‘strong beer’. Its use for a specific sort of dark, fairly bitter

Stout

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 63 words.

Irish and English:

1. nickname for a brave or powerfully built man, from Middle English stout ‘steadfast’.

2. from the

stout

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 37 words.

†proud, fierce, brave; strong in body or build XIV; corpulent XIX. — AN., OF. (N.E. dial.) stout, for estout

stout

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 29 words.

strong beer XVII. prob. ellipt. for s. ale or s. beer (STOUT), the adj. being current XVII–XIX

stout

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 94 words.

Stout was originally simply a colloquial epithet for ‘strong beer’. Its use for a specific sort of dark, fairly bitter

Stout

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 456 words.

The style of beer called stout is a variation of a unique style of malt beverage called porter. The style

Stout

Peter LaFrance.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 455 words.

The style of beer called stout is a variation of a unique style of malt beverage called porter. The style

stout

Overview page.

Collapse of stout party standard dénouement in Victorian humour; the phrase is supposed to come from Punch, as the characteristic finishing line of a joke, but no actual example has been...

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stout

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Stout was originally simply a colloquial epithet for ‘strong beer’. Its use for a specific sort of dark, fairly bitter and creamy variety of beer seems to have originated in...

See overview in Oxford Index

stout

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 69 words.

collapse of stout party standard dénouement in Victorian humour; the phrase is supposed to come from Punch, as the characteristic finishing line of a joke, but no actual example has been...

stoutly adv

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

ˈstǝʊtlǝɪ

sp stoutly3

milk stout

in The Oxford Companion to Beer

January 2011; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 436 words.

(also known as “cream stout” or “sweet stout”) is a particular type of dark ale (stout) brewed with an addition

milk stout

Edited by John Ayto.

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 34 words.

Milk stout is, or was, a stout of creamy consistency sweetened with the addition of lactose, a sugar derived from

milk stout

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 34 words.

Milk stout is, or was, a stout of creamy consistency sweetened with the addition of lactose, a sugar derived from

milk stout

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Milk stout is, or was, a stout of creamy consistency sweetened with the addition of lactose, a sugar derived from milk. The term is now legally disallowed in Britain as being misleading.

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Stout, Rex

Scott W. Erickson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1438 words.

Stout, Rex (01 December 1886–27 October 1975), mystery writer, was born Rex Todhunter Stout in Noblesville, Indiana, the son of John Wallace Stout, a newspaper editor and school...

oatmeal stout

in The Oxford Companion to Beer

January 2011; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 272 words.

is a sub-style of stout, the distinction being the inclusion of up to 20% oats by weight in the grist.

Renee Stout

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Pittsburgh, PA, 1958),

painter and sculptor. Raised in the working-class East Liberty section of Pittsburgh, Stout was encouraged to make art by members of her family—her...

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