Thewy
Thewy Thew"y, a. Having strong or large thews or muscles; muscular; sinewy; strong. [1913 Webster]

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  • thewy — See thew. * * * …   Universalium

  • thewy — adjective Muscular; brawny …   Wiktionary

  • thewy — a. Muscular, sinewy, brawny, strong …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • thewy — thewˈy adjective Muscular, strong • • • Main Entry: ↑thew …   Useful english dictionary

  • thew — thewy, adj. /thyooh/, n. 1. Usually, thews. muscle or sinew. 2. thews, physical strength. [bef. 900; ME; OE theaw custom, usage; c. OHG thau (later dau) discipline; akin to L tueri to watch] * * * …   Universalium

  • thews — [thyo͞oz] pl.n. sing. thew 〚ME theawes, good qualities, hence, later, good physical qualities, strength < OE theaw, custom, habit, hence characteristic quality, akin to OS thau, custom < IE base * teu , to pay attention to, notice > L tueri, to… …   Universalium

  • athletic — Synonyms and related words: able bodied, acrobatic, active, agonistic, brawny, broad shouldered, burly, energetic, gymnastic, muscle bound, muscular, palaestral, sinewy, sporting, sports, strenuous, thewy, thickset, vigorous, well built, well… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • brawny — Synonyms and related words: able bodied, adipose, athletic, beefy, big bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, broad shouldered, bulky, burly, buxom, chubby, chunky, corpulent, distended, dumpy, fat, fattish, fleshy, full, gross, heavyset, hefty, hippy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • broad shouldered — Synonyms and related words: able bodied, athletic, brawny, burly, hairychested, he mannish, macho, muscle bound, muscular, potent, sinewy, thewy, thickset, ultramasculine, virile, viripotent, well built, well knit, well set, well set up, wiry …   Moby Thesaurus

  • burly — Synonyms and related words: able bodied, adipose, athletic, beefy, big, big bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, brawny, broad shouldered, buxom, chubby, chunky, corpulent, distended, dumpy, fat, fattish, fleshy, full, gross, heavy, heavyset, hefty …   Moby Thesaurus

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