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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