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Chunky shivered, and said he didn't wonder people said there were spooks there.

"Chunky's appetite is a wonderful thing, Mr. Stallings," said Tad.

A short, chunky party with a stubby nose and sort of a solid-lookin' chin, he is.

That air the name ez the chunky man gin him when they fust kem in.

There was the "school grouch," surly Jack Ryan, the chunky ex-chauffeur.

Here, Chunky, take this new hand alongside of you, and see that there is no skylarking.

"Yes, Skip did a good job there," Chunky said, reflectively.

"You'd better get out of here, or there may be trouble," Chunky whispered.

"Chunky's been prescribing for your patient in your absence," Ned informed him.

"I want you to follow me, Chunky," Butler said, determined to try his plan.

WORD ORIGIN

"thickset," 1751, from chunk + -y (2). Originally U.S. colloquial. Related: Chunkiness.

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