Thesaurus / ablebodied


It was another unwritten law of these early times that every ablebodied man should assist in a "house-raisin'."

CrestlandsMary Addams Bayne

To me it seemed that an ablebodied man who would not volunteer to put down the rebellion, was pretty "small potatoes."

The Ruttans of Adolphustown brought two ablebodied slaves with them.

And Henrietta the ablebodied and strongminded—your report of her constancy touched me more than anything has for a long while.

With the intensity of recruiting, the county was soon drained of many of its most vigorous and ablebodied men.

Legends of LoudounHarrison Williams

Wishing to keep the man, Col. Willis finally offered him as much as he promised the ablebodied men.

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