from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having spines, spiny.
- adj. Having a certain type of spine (backbone).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Furnished with spines; spiny.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a spine or spinal column; backboned; vertebrate.
- Having spines; spinous or spiny: as, a spined caterpillar; the spined cicadas.
If you must learn to shoot a bow in a short period of time make sure it is professionally tuned and the arrows are spined correctly.
Carbon will fly faster out of the same bow and if spined right I think carbon will flex less on the release.
The real problem comes when rods are not spined properly during construction leaving the guides offset from that natural curve of the blank.
Unfortunatly I have had to do this it was a deer that i spined with an arrow I walked up behind it and stepped on its head and went to slit its throat and as soon as my knife touched its throat it started to bawl i slit its throat as quickly as possible to dispatch it.
(After this happened the first two times, I spined the third one which messes up some meat, but puts 'em on the ground.)
We see scene after scene of the handsome, upbeat, stiff-spined troubadour singing truth to power and joyously quipping in period interviews.
We even criticise “activist government [al]” actions taken by Republicans (the “War on Drugs”, albeit aided and abetted by weak-spined Democrats), rewrites of the Constitution such as Seminole and kin, the travesty of Citizens United and “corporate personhood”, etc.
A professor of psychology at my old university went to a bookstore and asked for 100 red - and 100 blue-spined books.
Just getting my last licks in here before I head off to bed – I, as a progressive, am sick and tired of jelly-spined Democrats always trying to make nice with Republikkks.
Mr. Gibbs is a jelly-spined RINO, too arrogant to even speak with the common man.