Sinewy

Definition of Sinewy

Sin´ew`y
a.1.Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, a sinew or sinews.
The sinewy thread my brain lets fall.
- Donne.
2.Well braced with, or as if with, sinews; nervous; vigorous; strong; firm; tough; as, the sinewy Ajax.
A man whose words . . . were so close and sinewy.
- Hare.

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