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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sin·ew, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sinewed p. pr. & vb. n. Sinewing.] To knit together, or make strong with, or as with, sinews.
    Wretches, now stuck up for long tortures . . . might, if properly treated, serve to sinew the state in time of danger.   --Goldsmith.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sin·ewed a.
 1. Furnished with sinews; as, a strong-sinewed youth.
 2. Fig.: Equipped; strengthened.
 When he sees
 Ourselves well sinewed to our defense.   --Shak.