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Thewy \Thew"y\, a. Having strong or large thews or muscles; muscular; sinewy; strong.


a. muscular; brawny.

Usage examples of "thewy".

His body was trained by war, hunting and rough games, and although her vision was distorted by pain, tears and terror, she had an impression of wide shoulders and bulging muscle, limbs thick and thewy as the branches of a cedar of Lebanon.