wellstrung

strung

[struhng]
verb
simple past tense and past participle of string.

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

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strung
past tense of string (v.). In ref. to nerves, feelings, etc., from 1840; e.g. high-strung (1899 in the fig. sense, originally a musical term, with ref. to stringed instruments, attested from 1748). Slang strung out "addicted" is recorded from 1950s.
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