strung


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strung

a. (of a piano, etc.) provided with strings, esp of a specified kind or in a specified manner
b. (in combination): gut-strung
References in classic literature ?
Queen Penelope," answered Eurymachus, "we do not suppose that this man will take you away with him; it is impossible; but we are afraid lest some of the baser sort, men or women among the Achaeans, should go gossiping about and say, 'These suitors are a feeble folk; they are paying court to the wife of a brave man whose bow not one of them was able to string, and yet a beggarly tramp who came to the house strung it at once and sent an arrow through the iron.
At these words Guy of Gisbourne looked upon Robin with knit brows, but, as the yeoman still looked innocent of any ill meaning, he bottled his words and strung his bow in silence.
Red with rage he seized his bow, strung an arrow, and without warning launched it full af' Rob.