sinew (n.) Old form(s): sinewes
strength, force, power
1H4 IV.iv.17[Archbishop to Sir Michael, of Glendower and the other rebels] Who with them was a rated sinew too
JC I.ii.108[Cassius to Brutus, of the torrent] we did buffet it / With lusty sinews [or: muscles]
KJ V.ii.63[Lewis the Dauphin to English nobles] knit your sinews to the strength of mine
TC I.iii.143[Ulysses to all, of Achilles] whom opinion crowns / The sinew and the forehand of our host
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