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noun 
  1. (uncountable) A contractile form of tissue which animals use to effect movement.
Muscle consists largely of actin and myosin filaments.
  1. (countable) An organ composed of muscle tissue.
The muscles in his legs strained under the load.
  1. (context, uncountable, figurative) Strength.
It took a lot of to move the boulders.
  1. (uncountable) Hired strongman, strongmen or bodyguards.
    • 1985 " w:Lance Parkin, Lance Parkin, The Infinity Doctors, p 34
    • :It was easy enough to dodge him, let him crash into the floorboards. Peltroc knew that his priority was the leader, not the hired .
verb (muscl, ing)
  1. To use force to make progress.
Etymology: From French muscleFrench, muscle, from Latin musculus, literally "little mouse" (from the mouselike appearence of some muscles).


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