- One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibers, with the
accompanying tissues, which transmit nervous impulses between nerve
centers and various parts of the animal body. - A sinew or a tendon. - Physical force or steadiness; muscular power and control;
constitutional vigor. - Steadiness and firmness of mind; self-command in personal
danger, or under suffering; unshaken courage and endurance; coolness;
pluck; resolution. - Audacity; assurance. - One of the principal fibrovascular bundles or ribs of a
leaf, especially when these extend straight from the base or the midrib
of the leaf. - One of the nervures, or veins, in the wings of insects.
2. Nerve [v. t.]
- To give strength or vigor to; to supply with force; as,
fear nerved his arm.