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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  String  \String\  (str[i^]ng),  v.  t.  [imp.  {Strung}  (str[u^]ng); 
  p.  p.  {Strung}  (R.  {Stringed}  (str[i^]ngd));  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Stringing}.] 
  1.  To  furnish  with  strings;  as  to  string  a  violin. 
 
  Has  not  wise  nature  strung  the  legs  and  feet  With 
  firmest  nerves,  designed  to  walk  the  street?  --Gay. 
 
  2.  To  put  in  tune  the  strings  of  as  a  stringed  instrument, 
  in  order  to  play  upon  it 
 
  For  here  the  Muse  so  oft  her  harp  has  strung,  That 
  not  a  mountain  rears  its  head  unsung.  --Addison. 
 
  3.  To  put  on  a  string;  to  file;  as  to  string  beads. 
 
  4.  To  make  tense;  to  strengthen. 
 
  Toil  strung  the  nerves,  and  purified  the  blood. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  5.  To  deprive  of  strings;  to  strip  the  strings  from  as  to 
  string  beans.  See  {String},  n.,  9. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Stringed  \Stringed\  (str[i^]ngd),  a. 
  1.  Having  strings;  as  a  stringed  instrument.  --Ps.  cl  4. 
 
  2.  Produced  by  strings.  ``Answering  the  stringed  noise.'' 
  --Milton. 




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