brawn (n.) Old form(s): Brawne
muscular arm, sturdy limb
Cor IV.v.123[Aufidius to Coriolanus] I had purpose / Once more to hew thy target from thy brawn
TC I.iii.297[Nestor to all] in my vantbrace put this withered brawn
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