Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. violence; force; power

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Violence; force; power.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Violence; force; power: a contraction of the phrase by the strong hand. See strong arm or hand, under strong.

Etymologies

strong +‎ hand (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It looks like most persons in a romantic relationship who assumes a male role tend to have a stronghand against the partner assuming female role.

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