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English Dictionary: wiry by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
wiry
adj
  1. lean and sinewy
    Synonym(s): stringy, wiry
  2. of or relating to wire
  3. of hair that resembles wire in stiffness; "wiry red hair"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Wiry \Wir"y\, a. [Written also wiery.]
      1. Made of wire; like wire; drawn out like wire.
  
      2. Capable of endurance; tough; sinewy; as, a wiry frame or
            constitution. [bd]A little wiry sergeant of meek demeanor
            and strong sense.[b8] --Dickens.
  
                     He bore his age well, and seemed to retain a wiry
                     vigor and alertness.                           --Hawthorne.
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