sinewed

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sinew +‎ -ed

AdjectiveEdit

sinewed (not comparable)

  1. Furnished with sinews.
    a strong-sinewed youth
  2. (figuratively) Equipped; strengthened.
    Well sinewed to our defense. — Shakespeare.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 12:53