stout (adj.) 1
brave, valiant, resolute
1H4 V.iv.92 [Prince Hal to dead Hotspur] This earth that bears thee dead / Bears not alive so stout a gentleman
1H6 I.i.106 [Third Messenger to nobles] I must inform you of a dismal fight / Betwixt the stout Lord Talbot and the French
1H6 III.iv.19 [King to and of Talbot] A stouter champion never handled sword
1H6 V.ii.2 [Charles to all] 'Tis said the stout Parisians do revolt
2H6 IV.ix.26 [Messenger to King] a mighty power / Of gallowglasses and stout kerns / Is marching hitherward in proud array
3H6 IV.ii.19 [Warwick to George] Ulysses and stout Diomede ... stole to Rhesus' tents
3H6 IV.vii.30 [Richard to Edward, of the Lord Mayor] A wise stout captain
H8 IV.ii.12 [Griffith to Katherine, of Wolsey] the stout Earl Northumberland / Arrested him at York
R3 I.iii.339 [Richard to Murderers] my hardy, stout, resolved mates!
TNK IV.ii.77 [Messenger to Theseus, of one of Arcite's knights] He ... by his seeming / Should be a stout man