Wiry

Definition of Wiry

Wir´y
a.1.
1.Made of wire; like wire; drawn out like wire.
2.Capable of endurance; tough; sinewy; as, a wiry frame or constitution.
He bore his age well, and seemed to retain a wiry vigor and alertness.
- Hawthorne.

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