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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Americal Dictionary of the English Language

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Sinewy

SIN'EWY, adjective

1. Consisting of a sinew or nerve. The sinewy thread my brain lets fall.

2. Nervous; strong well braced with sinews; vigorous; firm; as the sinewy Ajax. The northern people are large, fair complexioned, strong, sinewy and courageous.