Definitions for sinewˈsɪn yu
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Often, sinews. a source of strength, power, or vigor:
the sinews of the nation.
strength; power; resilience:
great moral sinew.
(v.t.)to strengthen, as with sinews.
Origin of sinew:
bef. 900; ME; OE sinu (nom.), sinuwe (gen.), c. OFris sini, MLG, MD, MHG sene, ON sin
a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
brawn, brawniness, muscle, muscularity, sinew, heftiness(noun)
possessing muscular strength
A cord or tendon of the body.
Muscle; nerve; nervous energy; vigor; vigorous strength; muscular power.
A string or chord, as of a musical instrument.
That which gives strengthor in which strength consists; a supporting member or factor; mainstay; source of acquiring strength (often plural).
a tendon or tendonous tissue. See Tendon
fig.: That which supplies strength or power
to knit together, or make strong with, or as with, sinews
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