Stallon

Stal"lon

(stl"ln), n. A slip from a plant; a scion; a cutting. [R.] Holinshed.
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Stal"wart

(stl"wrt stl"-; 277),

Stal"worth

(-wrth), } a. [OE. stalworth, AS. stlwyr serviceable, probably originally, good at stealing, or worth stealing or taking, and afterwards extended to other causes of estimation. See Steal, v. t., Worth, a.] Brave; bold; strong; redoubted; daring; vehement; violent. "A stalwart tiller of the soil." Prof. Wilson.
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Fair man he was and wise, stalworth and bold.
R. of Brunne.
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Stalworth is now disused, or but little used, stalwart having taken its place.
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