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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Ally may have been able to put one over most of Scotland's brawniest soccer de-fenders, but he seems to have met his match with his wife, Allison.
The alpha chick, the oldest and brawniest, got the biggest share of food when it was free to beat up its siblings, but it snagged only a bottom-ranker's measure when partitions stopped the fights.
It falls to "ladies" like Marian to preserve these divisions, just as she does at the beginning of the novel, when Niel breaks his leg attempting to rescue that blinded woodpecker, and Ivy carries him to the Forrester's house, intending to use his re scue as an excuse to "sit down in the biggest leather chair and cross his legs and make himself at home." But Marian's "imperious courtesy" puts an end to his plans, and he finds himself "on the front porch, put out by that delicately modulated voice as effectually as if he had been kicked out by the brawniest tough in town" (19-20).
and an operating weight of 5390 lb., making it the brawniest machine in the company's Patriot machine line.
They will have to sell off some or all of their brawniest assets - those massive generating plants - and make a living mostly by operating the wires that run to homes and factories.[2]
But last March, the 4[feet] 11 3/4[inches] (1.5) athlete from Savannah, Georgia, pumped as much iron as the brawniest boys in the country.
Left Hand Right Hand, the brawniest song here, still sparkles with keen detail:"I'm washing the residue off of my nails." "In that cell realised I ain't got no friends," YoungBoy Never Broke Again raps on Dark Into Light.
The brawniest players have just as much chance of winning as the brainiest.
Each year, the Delt sophomores would dub their brawniest or most surly member as The Challenge and egg him on to make pledge life as miserable as he could.