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The trader thwacked his beefy hand down on Lennon's shoulder.

He, and not the beefy brute or the intellectual paragon, would be Superman.

For the outdoor girl has large hands and large arms, both of a beefy red.

The roué, the puffed and beefy man of sensual type, was absent.

Moreover, it is distinctively British—at once beefy and breezy.

The Kid and the Bearcat stepped out of sight, and likewise the beefy man.

"Now, the winner of this bout, gents——" The beefy man was talking again.

Why, Beefy, youre almost a Hun where the other sex is concerned.

Beefy, here, was saying women are neurotic and cheap these days.

As they disappeared I turned to Beefy and said, Well, old chap, what about women now?

WORD ORIGIN

"brawny," 1743, from beef (n.) in colloquial extended sense "human muscle" + -y (2). Related: Beefiness.

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