Brawn



strong, well-developed muscles.
muscular strength.
Chiefly British.

a boar’s or swine’s flesh, especially when boiled and pickled.
headcheese.

Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln Wayne Whipple
The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini
The Rough Road William John Locke
Vulcan’s Workshop Harl Vincent
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, Vol. 56, March 1900 Various
The Rough Road William John Locke
The Pathless Trail Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
Homer’s Odyssey Denton J. Snider

noun
strong well-developed muscles
physical strength, esp as opposed to intelligence
(Brit) a seasoned jellied loaf made from the head and sometimes the feet of a pig or calf
n.

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