verb (used with object)
Origin of sinew
Related formssin·ew·less, adjectiveun·sin·ewed, adjectiveun·sin·ew·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for sinew
But I personally started to feel disrespected, that that caused me—because of my heart, my sinew—to overreact.
The butcher sawed excruciatingly slowly through bone and sinew.
Wounds of tendon sheaths are similar to open joints in that there is an escape of synovial fluid, "sinew water."Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Thou art a man of many inches—of thew and sinew—Hey, but thou art a man!King--of the Khyber Rifles|Talbot Mundy
His six feet three inches of bone and sinew was usually sufficient to scare off any trouble-seekers.Colorado Jim|George Goodchild
It swept over the keys, as if the enthusiasm 200 of an exalted spirit were communicated to every pulse and sinew.Love After Marriage; and Other Stories of the Heart|Caroline Lee Hentz
The rest is a sinew string tied to a bush near the hole if one be convenient, otherwise to a peg driven in the ground.Along Alaska's Great River|Frederick Schwatka