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thewless (ˈθjuːləs) 

Definitions

adjective

  1. (rare) having no muscles; weak

thew (θjuː Pronunciation for thew

Definitions

noun

  1. muscle, esp if strong or well-developed
  2. (plural) muscular strength

Derived Forms

ˈthewy adjective
ˈthewless adjective

Word Origin

Old English thēaw; related to Old Saxon, Old High German thau discipline, Latin tuērī to observe, tūtus secure

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