But the buckskins were sinewed with whalebone and used to desert work.
He showed her his two hands, big and sinewed, capable and strong.
The growl in his deep chest and sinewed throat was that of a wolf.
If his genius was somewhat less fine, it was infinitely better thewed and sinewed.
Smiler came in, tattered and unkempt as usual, but wiry and sinewed, as anyone could see at a glance.
He dreamed of building an airplane with metal, wood and fabric to emulate the sinewed, feathered grace of a soaring gull.
Ezra opened his mouth, no doubt to cry aloud, but Hal clapped a sinewed hand over it, and slammed him back against the wall.
A fine figure of a mariner he strode along, erect, deep-chested, thewed and sinewed like a bull.
Old English seonowe, oblique form of nominative sionu "sinew," from Proto-Germanic *senawo (cf. Old Saxon sinewa, Old Norse sina, Old Frisian sine, Middle Dutch senuwe, Dutch zenuw, Old High German senawa, German Sehne), from PIE root *sai- "to tie, bind" (cf. Sanskrit snavah "sinew," Avestan snavar, Irish sin "chain").
sinew sin·ew (sĭn'yōō)
Vigorous strength; muscular power.