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He went to a cupboard, and produced a stumpy, but capacious bottle, and three glasses.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Pushing on, we soon emerged into a stumpy field, at the head of a steep valley, which swept around toward the west.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
To Stumpy and Ebenezer, who nosed affectionately at his legs, he paid no attention beyond a careless touch of caress.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Then, to steady him, he gave him his bundle to carry up to the cabin, and proudly 47 Stumpy trotted on ahead with it.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
He seated himself upon his desk, his short, stumpy legs swinging in front of him.
THE POISON BELTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
An assistant-keeper, wearing a cork jacket, with a rope about his waist, was clinging to a stumpy mast in the centre.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
We soon came in sight of the black stumpy monuments of one of the most disastrous conflagrations which ever victimized a forest.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
This professor had two daughters, of twenty-seven, such stumpy little things--God bless them!
A SPORTSMAN'S SKETCHESIVAN TURGENEV
There was no sail to the little boat—that had been torn away in the furious gale—but a short, stumpy mast remained.
THE CASTAWAYS OF PETE'S PATCHCARROLL WATSON RANKIN
The goatherd offered to anoint him with dust and spittle, pointing a stumpy forefinger, but Francesco was filled with disgust.
THE HILL OF VENUSNATHAN GALLIZIER

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