- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
1. In anatomy, a tendon; that which unites a muscle to a bone.
2. In the plural, strength; or rather that which supplies strength. Money is the sinews of war.
3. Muscle; nerve.
SIN'EW, verb intransitive To knit as by sinews.
1. Furnished with sinews; as a strong-sinewed youth.
2. Strong; firm; vigorous. When he sees ourselves well sinewed to our defense.
SIN'EWLESS, adjective Having no strength or vigor.
SIN'EW-SHRUNK, adjective Gaunt-bellied; having the sinews under belly shrunk by excess of fatigue, as a horse.
1. Consisting of a sinew or nerve. The sinewy thread my brain lets fall.
2. Nervous; strong well braced with sinews; vigorous; firm; as the sinewy Ajax. The northern people are large, fair complexioned, strong, sinewy and courageous.