able-bod

able-bod·ied;

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  • able-bod·ied — …   Useful english dictionary

  • able-bodied — able bod|ied [ ,eıbl badid ] adjective physically strong and healthy …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • able-bodied — able bod·ied …   English syllables

  • Able-bodied — A ble bod ied, a. Having a sound, strong body; physically competent; robust. Able bodied vagrant. Froude. {A ble bod ied*ness}, n.. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Able-bodiedness — Able bodied A ble bod ied, a. Having a sound, strong body; physically competent; robust. Able bodied vagrant. Froude. {A ble bod ied*ness}, n.. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • able-bodied — able bodiedness, n. /ay beuhl bod eed/, adj. having a strong, healthy body; physically fit: Every able bodied young man served in the armed forces. [1615 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • able-bodied — a′ble bod′ied adj. having a strong, healthy body; physically fit • Etymology: 1615–25 a′ble bod′ied•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • able seaman — a′ble sea′man n. mil navig. an experienced seaman qualified to perform routine sea duties Also called a′ble bod ied sea′man. Etymology: 1695–1705 …   From formal English to slang

  • a|ble-bod|ied — «AY buhl BOD eed», adjective. strong and healthy; physically fit: »All able bodied barbarians were soldiers (Bulletin of Atomic Scientists) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ied — able bod·ied; cit·ied; dis·bod·ied; drap·er·ied; full bod·ied; gal·ler·ied; lil·ied; liv·er·ied; phy·lac·ter·ied; sanc·tu·ar·ied; shrub·ber·ied; stud·ied; stud·ied·ly; stud·ied·ness; trac·er·ied; var·ied; var·ied·ly; bod·ied; …   English syllables

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