STOUT, a. 1. Strong; lusty.A stouter champion never handled sword.2. Bold; intrepid; valiant; brave.He lost the character of a bold, stout, magnanimous man.3. Large; bulky. [A popular use of the word.]4. Proud; resolute; obstinate.The lords all stand to clear their cause, most resolutely stout.5. Strong; firm; as a stout vessel.
STOUT, n. A cant name for strong beer.