nerved

adjective \ ˈnərvd \

Definition of nerved

1 a : veined
  • a nerved wing
b : having veins or nerves especially of a specified kind or number used in combination
  • fan-nerved leaves
2 : showing courage or strength

Examples of nerved in a Sentence

  1. a nerved and fearless driver of race cars

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First Known Use of nerved

1615

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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