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  •  Manner; custom; habit; form of behavior; qualities of mind; disposition; specifically, good qualities; virtues.  [1913 Webster]
    "[Chiefly used in the plural Thews (th.]"
    "For her great light
    Of sapience, and for her thews clear.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Evil speeches destroy good thews."  [1913 Webster]
    "To be upbrought in gentle thews and martial might."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Muscle or strength; nerve; brawn; sinew.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "And I myself, who sat apart
    And watched them, waxed in every limb;
    I felt the thews of Anakim,
    The pules of a Titan's heart.
    "  [1913 Webster]


thew, n. (often in pl.) literary 1 muscular strength.
2 mental or moral vigour.

OE theaw usage, conduct, of unkn. orig.

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