Definition of Sinewing
1. sinew [v] - See also: sinew
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Literary usage of Sinewing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Quarterly Register by American Education Society (1829)
"Geo. Stebbins, do. Albert Judson, city of New York. David Remington, Greenburgh. Gerrish Barrett, sinewing Jonathan Cogswell. ..."
2. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1851)
"I would that that part of your duty relating to the hock-sinewing, and lawing of mastiffs, could be discontinued," said Richard. ..."
3. The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary: Comprising the Terms and Phrases of American by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf, James Christopher Cahill (1922)
"One who was summoned to court. Spelman. HAMBLING. In the forest law. The hox- ing or hock sinewing of dogs; an old mode of laming or disabling dogs. ..."
4. The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine by Edward Hungerford Goddard, Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1881)
"If found unlicensed, they immediately underwent the operation of " hock-sinewing," " hambling," or " boxing," as it was called, ie, the sinew of a hinder ..."
5. A New Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of the by Alexander Mansfield Burrill (1851)
"The boxing or hock-sinewing of dogs ; an old mode of laming or disabling dogs. Termes de la ley. HAMEL, Hamele, Hamelle. L. Fr. A hamlet. Thel. Dig. lib. ..."