from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having thews or muscles.
- adj. Accustomed or educated.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of thew.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Furnished with thews or muscles.
- adj. Accustomed; mannered.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Endowed with moral qualities; behaved; mannered.
- Having thews, muscle, or strength.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Him she remembered -- Klakee-Nah, the head-man of the village, the friend of the missionaries and the traders, a large man thewed like a giant, with kindly eyes and masterful ways, and striding with a consciousness of crude royalty in his carriage.
Many times, in the jacket, has Adam Strang recrudesced, but always he springs into being full-statured, heavy-thewed, a full thirty years of age.
I stick with hard SF, but I'm not selling as many books as the ones about dragons and mighty-thewed heroes.
Is Thor -- directed by Kenneth Branagh, starring Chris Hemsworth as the mighty-thewed thewed?
And Tom King, looking, saw Youth incarnate, deep-chested, heavy-thewed, with muscles that slipped and slid like live things under the white satin skin.
They were small breeds, lighter-boned and lighter-thewed, these Romans and Jews, and a blonde like me they had never gazed upon.
He was smooth and rosy-skinned, cherubic-faced, with a thatch of curly yellow hair, but his body was hugely thewed as a
So, a new version of the mighty-thewed Thong, along with Tula and Pluvia.
I am, I suppose, nominally a science fiction writer, but I see the genre as being a licence to write anything I damn well please rather than a constraint to confine myself to depicting taut-thewed Lenspersons of the Galactic Patrol.
Now he was good for nothing but "navvy [menial labor] work," the last of the old guard, and Sandel, over from New Zealand was strong, handsome, blonde, deep-chested, heavy-thewed, Youth incarnate.
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