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.
It had been sinew versus weight, and after a tough struggle sinew had prevailed.
I strained a sinew on the day that I slew the three men at Castelnau.
It may be something as natural as a sinew; but if it robs a man of spiritual blessing God will touch it.
The bone and sinew is in Africa—we wish to give it direction.
"He was—he is—the very bone and sinew of this rebellion," said the Khan.
Small as the old man was, he was all sinew and muscle; his clutch was like that of a vice.
His teeth bared as he threw his body into the bow with a short, savage jab of the left arm as he loosed the sinew cord.
The merchants, mechanics, and farmers, who constitute the bone and sinew of India.
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.