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strung

[struhng] /strʌŋ/
verb
1.
simple past tense and past participle of string.
Related forms
well-strung, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well-strung

strung

/strʌŋ/
verb
1.
a past tense and past participle of string
adjective
2.
  1. (of a piano, etc) provided with strings, esp of a specified kind or in a specified manner
  2. (in combination): gut-strung
3.
highly strung, very nervous or volatile in character Usual US and Canadian phrase high-strung
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Word Origin and History for well-strung

strung

past tense of string (v.). In reference to nerves, feelings, etc., from 1840. Slang strung out "addicted" is recorded from 1959.

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