corpulency

  • 1 Corpulency — Corpulence Cor pu*lence (k?r p? lens), Corpulency Cor pu*len*cy (k?r p? len s?), n. [L. corpulentia: cf. F. corpulence.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excessive fatness; fleshiness; obesity. [1913 Webster] 2. Thickness; density; compactness. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 2 corpulency — noun (plural cies) Date: 1577 corpulence …

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  • 3 corpulency — cor·pu·len·cy lən sē n, pl cies CORPULENCE * * * cor·pu·len·cy (korґpu len″se) [L. corpulentia] obesity …

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  • 4 corpulency — n. fatness, fleshiness, obesity …

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  • 5 corpulency — n. See corpulence …

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  • 6 corpulency — cor·pu·len·cy …

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  • 7 corpulency — noun more than average fatness • Syn: ↑fleshiness, ↑obesity • Derivationally related forms: ↑obese (for: ↑obesity), ↑fleshy (for: ↑ …

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  • 8 corpulence, corpulency — SYN: obesity. [L. corpulentia, magnification of corpus, body] …

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  • 9 Corpulence — Cor pu*lence (k?r p? lens), Corpulency Cor pu*len*cy (k?r p? len s?), n. [L. corpulentia: cf. F. corpulence.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excessive fatness; fleshiness; obesity. [1913 Webster] 2. Thickness; density; compactness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The… …

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  • 10 Daniel Lambert — For other people named Daniel Lambert, see Daniel Lambert (disambiguation). Daniel Lambert by Benjamin Marshall, c. 1806 Daniel Lambert (13 March 1770 – 21 June 1809) was a gaol keeper[n …

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  • 11 Obesity — The state of being well above ones normal weight. A person has traditionally been considered to be obese if they are more than 20 percent over their ideal weight. That ideal weight must take into account the person’s height, age, sex, and build.… …

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  • 12 Ламберт, Дэниел — В Википедии есть статьи о других людях с такой фамилией, см. Ламберт. Дэниел Ламберт Daniel Lambert Портрет работы Бенджамина Маршалла. Около 1806 …

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  • 13 Fatness — Fat ness, n. 1. The quality or state of being fat, plump, or full fed; corpulency; fullness of flesh. [1913 Webster] Their eyes stand out with fatness. Ps. lxxiii. 7. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence; Richness; fertility; fruitfulness. [1913 Webster] Rich …

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  • 14 Charles Warren Greene — (1840–1920) was an American journalist and author, born in Belchertown, Massachusetts. He graduated from Brown University in 1863 and received his M.D. from Dartmouth College in 1867.[citation needed] He wrote much on natural science for… …

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  • 15 William Wadd — (21 June 1776 29 August 1829) was a 19th century British surgeon and medical author.Wadd, the eldest son of Solomon Wadd ( d . 1821), a surgeon, who lived and practised for more than half a century in Basinghall Street, London, was born on 1776,… …

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  • 16 corpulence — /kawr pyeuh leuhns/, n. bulkiness or largeness of body; fatness; portliness. Also, corpulency. [1350 1400; ME < L corpulentia. See CORPULENT, ENCE] * * * …

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  • 17 Mirabeau, André-Boniface-Louis Riqueti, vicomte de — ▪ French soldier born Nov. 30, 1754, Paris died Sept. 15, 1792, Fribourg en Brisgau, Fr.       brother of the famous orator, the comte de Mirabeau, and one of the reactionary leaders at the opening of the French Revolution.       Sent to the army …

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  • 18 Malcolm Flemyng — Malcolm Flemyng, M.D. (d. 1764), was a Scottish physiologist. Flemyng was born in Scotland early in the eighteenth century. He was a pupil of Monro at Edinburgh and of Boerhaave at Leyden. In the first of his five printed letters to Haller (Epist …

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  • 19 National Museum of Archaeology, Malta — National Museum of Archaeology Location Auberge de Provence, Republic Street, Valletta VLT 1112, Malta Type Archaeology Museum …

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  • 20 CHEYNE, GEORGE —    a physician and medical writer, born in Aberdeenshire, in practice in London; suffered from corpulency, being 32 stone in weight, but kept it down by vegetable and milk diet, which he recommended to others in the like case; wrote on fevers,… …

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