brawny

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brawn·y

(braw'nē), Do not confuse this word with branny.
Thickened (lichenified) and dusky (a darkened hue), as of a swelling.
[M.E. fleshy]

brawny

adjective Having large, strong muscles; muscular; fleshy; strong, bulky, athletic, stalwart, powerful, robust.

brawn·y

(brawn'ē)
Thickened (lichenified) and dusky (a darkened hue), as of a swelling.
[M.E. fleshy]
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While trout are busting bait inside the bays, a much brawnier brawler runs the shoals, beaches and inlets--tarpon.
The Agency now has responsibility for a handful of new and amended proceedings in which patent rights may be terminated or strengthened, (7) setting its own fees, (8) conducting various policy studies, (9) and replacing its Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences with a brawnier Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Mismatched against brawnier early fall fare, the pic will earn most of its coin in vid-drop spots.
"On the whole, contrary to men's ego-boosting illusions, man may be the brawnier and brainier sex; woman is not the weaker but the wilier sex.
The first glimmer that my system was brawnier than I was giving it credit for came when I picked up a small 120-volt Lincoln MIG welder at a fire-sale price from a friend who was moving.
Horacio Zeballos is one of the brawnier of the Argentinian players and he can put his physical power to good use against Yen-Hsun Lu today.
(247) In these areas, the President is somewhat of a juggernaut, far brawnier than any member of the founding generation imagined that he should be.
Mike, meanwhile, picks his old pal, and while they score fewer points than the brawnier team, they realize the true meaning of friendship.
Ever since signing for Falkirk at the age of 22, Weir has been the thoughtful, football playing partner in two man centre-back pairings, leaving the more destructive side of things to brawnier team-mates.
Even its macho body armour and attitude indicates a tougher-than-normal Scenic with brawnier side mouldings, protective wheel-arches, twin skidplates protecting the underneath and seriously sturdy bumpers.
/ He carries his head higher now than he did before, / And his neck is brawnier now.]
The Seminole's production total is fairly modest compared to the brawnier Seneca, with well over 4000 made.