Definition of high-stomached in US English:

high-stomached

adjective

archaic
  • Exhibiting or characterized by great courage or spirit; bold, fearless; bellicose.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Bale (1495–1563), bishop of Ossory, evangelical polemicist, and historian. From high + stomached.

Pronunciation

high-stomached

/ˌhʌɪˈstʌməkt/