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  • adj. Muscular; brawny.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having strong or large thews or muscles; muscular; sinewy; strong.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sinewy; brawny; muscular.


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