Definition of Deep-chested
1. Adjective. Thick in the chest. "A deep-chested breed of dog"
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Literary usage of Deep-chested
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews by Cornelius Mathews (1863)
"Not a cross of the Durham, I tell you," answered the deep-chested gentleman, ... cried the deep-chested gentlemen, bursting into a laugh of scorn. ..."
2. Hampton and Reconstruction by Edward Laight Wells (1907)
"deep-chested, well proportioned in waist, and narrow-hipped, with legs which, if he chose to close them in a grip, could make a horse groan with pain, ..."
3. British Dogs, Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation by William D. Drury (1903)
"Many dogs have been decried as flat-sided whose conformation was, in reality, all that could be desired. A very deep- chested dog cannot be barrel-ribbed, ..."