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- noun a short and stout physique
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Its dome is too large, and has too little structure around it, to be placed so near the ground without an effect of squattiness.
The Jewel City Ben Macomber
Out of years that had first veered and finally taken course under his unquestionable captaincy, Rudolph Pelz, with some of their storm and stress written in deep brackets round his mouth, the red hair just beginning to pale and thin, and a certain roundness of back enhancing his squattiness, had come snugly and simply into harbor.
Humoresque A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It Fannie Hurst 1928
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