Wiry

Wir"y

(?), a. [Written also wiery.]
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1. Made of wire; like wire; drawn out like wire.
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2. Capable of endurance; tough; sinewy; as, a wiry frame or constitution. "A little wiry sergeant of meek demeanor and strong sense." Dickens.
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He bore his age well, and seemed to retain a wiry vigor and alertness.
Hawthorne.
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