It was made of very thin, bendable silver, looked like a piece of wire.
The fact is that Putin has never publically acknowledged his rumored relationship with the lithe, bendable Kabaeva.
Who was that lithe, bendable gymnast setting alight the Olympic flame?
Then he proceeded actually to tie a knot in it, so bendable was the new substance!
It all ties in with Mr. Damon's so-called relatives, and their knowledge of my formula for a bendable glass.
The fugitive crook, Hammer, had finally been nabbed, still with the formula for the bendable glass in his possession.
You know, I got the idea for bendable glass while I was trying to figure out a way to make a huge telescope mirror.
Old English bendan "to bend a bow; confine with a string, fetter," causative of bindan "to bind," from Proto-Germanic base *band- "string, band" (cf. Old Norse benda "to join, strain, strive, bend"), from PIE root *bhendh- "to bind" (cf. Gothic bindan, Old High German bintan, Sanskrit badhnati "binds," Lithuanian bendras "partner;" Old Persian bandaka- "subject").
Modern sense (early 14c.) is via notion of bending a bow to string it. Cognate with band, bind, and bond. Related: Bended; bent; bending.
"a bending or curving," 1590s; "thing of bent shape," c.1600, from bend (v.). Earlier "act of drawing a bow" (mid-15c.). The bends "decompression pain" first attested 1894.
"broad diagonal band in a coat-of-arms, etc.," c.1400, from earlier sense of "thin, flat strap for wrapping round," from Old English bend "fetter, shackle, chain," from PIE *bhendh- (see bend (v.)).
v. bent (běnt), bend·ing, bends
To incline the body; stoop.