Sinewing
Sinew Sin"ew, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sinewed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sinewing}.] To knit together, or make strong with, or as with, sinews. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Wretches, now stuck up for long tortures . . . might, if properly treated, serve to sinew the state in time of danger. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sinew — Sin ew, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sinewed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sinewing}.] To knit together, or make strong with, or as with, sinews. Shak. [1913 Webster] Wretches, now stuck up for long tortures . . . might, if properly treated, serve to sinew the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sinewed — Sinew Sin ew, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sinewed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sinewing}.] To knit together, or make strong with, or as with, sinews. Shak. [1913 Webster] Wretches, now stuck up for long tortures . . . might, if properly treated, serve to sinew… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agent — noun /ˈeɪ.ʤɛnt/ a) One who exerts power, or has the power to act; an actor. Heaven made us agents, free to good or ill. Dryden. b) One who acts for, or in the place of, another (the principal), by authority from him; one intrusted with the… …   Wiktionary

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