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If you were an able-bodied man, I'd get you, too—just to have a pair of you.

An able-bodied woman like Glory Quayle doesn't starve in a place like London.

I've seen no other able-bodied soldier about town; how is it that you are here?

May I ask if they are all large, able-bodied men with powerful voices?

All able-bodied men who would not fight were expelled from the city.

"I am afraid I shouldn't be a match for an able-bodied burglar," said Frank, smiling.

The able-bodied and competent part of a society is the adults in the prime of life.

To be examined, adjudged not "able-bodied," and given exemption-papers.

One-fourth of the able-bodied men of Hesse-Cassel were shipped to America.

It was the duty of every able-bodied man to fight for the Empire.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s; see able + body.

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