Definitions for sinewˈsɪn yu
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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
Origin: [OE. sinewe, senewe, AS. sinu, seonu; akin to D. zenuw, OHG. senawa, G. sehne, Icel. sin, Sw. sena, Dan. sene; cf. Skr. snva. 290.]
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