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Origin of thew
OTHER WORDS FROM thewthewy, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for thew
These hills, if we have to mount them, shall sorely try the thews of horse and man.
But our forebears were composed of less delicate nerves and tougher thews and sinews than ourselves.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
That angels were, moreover, supposed to possess thews and sinews, we find from Gen. xxxii.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
The sufferer took a strange liking to this long-dreaded relation, this man of iron frame and thews.Night and Morning, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
And 'tis better a brain than thews and sinews, gold or lands, seeing that it has all these at command when I need them.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman