|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A small cord, a line, a twine, or a slender strip of leather, or other substance, used for binding together, fastening, or tying things; a cord, larger than a thread and smaller than a rope; as, a shoe string; a bonnet string; a silken string.
2. (n.) A thread or cord on which a number of objects or parts are strung or arranged in close and orderly succession; hence, a line or series of things arranged on a thread, or as if so arranged; a succession; a concatenation; a chain; as, a string of shells or beads; a string of dried apples; a string of houses; a string of arguments.
3. (n.) A strip, as of leather, by which the covers of a book are held together.
4. (n.) The cord of a musical instrument, as of a piano, harp, or violin; specifically (pl.), the stringed instruments of an orchestra, in distinction from the wind instruments; as, the strings took up the theme.
5. (n.) The line or cord of a bow.
6. (n.) A fiber, as of a plant; a little, fibrous root.
7. (n.) A nerve or tendon of an animal body.
8. (n.) An inside range of ceiling planks, corresponding to the sheer strake on the outside and bolted to it.
9. (n.) The tough fibrous substance that unites the valves of the pericap of leguminous plants, and which is readily pulled off; as, the strings of beans.
10. (n.) A small, filamentous ramification of a metallic vein.
11. (n.) Same as Stringcourse.
12. (n.) The points made in a game.
13. (v. t.) To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin.
14. (v. t.) To put in tune the strings of, as a stringed instrument, in order to play upon it.
15. (v. t.) To put on a string; to file; as, to string beads.
16. (v. t.) To make tense; to strengthen.
17. (v. t.) To deprive of strings; to strip the strings from; as, to string beans. See String, n., 9.
String (12 Occurrences)
Mark 7:35 And straightway his ears were opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain. (KJV WBS YLT)
Leviticus 14:4 then the priest shall command them to take for him who is to be cleansed two living clean birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop. (See NAS)
Leviticus 14:6 As for the living bird, he shall take it, and the cedar wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop, and shall dip them and the living bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the running water. (See NAS)
Leviticus 14:49 To cleanse the house he shall take two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop. (See NAS)
Leviticus 14:52 He shall cleanse the house with the blood of the bird, and with the running water, with the living bird, with the cedar wood, with the hyssop, and with the scarlet; (See NAS)
Judges 16:9 Now she had an ambush waiting in the inner chamber. She said to him, "The Philistines are on you, Samson!" He broke the cords, as a string of tow is broken when it touches the fire. So his strength was not known. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
2 Samuel 16:1 When David was a little past the top of the ascent, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of donkeys saddled, and on them two hundred loaves of bread, and one hundred clusters of raisins, and one hundred summer fruits, and a bottle of wine. (See NIV)
Psalms 7:12 If a man doesn't relent, he will sharpen his sword; he has bent and strung his bow. (See NIV)
Psalms 11:2 For, behold, the wicked bend their bows. They set their arrows on the strings, that they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 51:3 Let not the treader tread his bow, Nor lift himself up in his coat of mail, Nor have ye pity on her young men, Devote ye to destruction all her host. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 16:4 As for your birth, in the day you were born your navel was not cut, neither were you washed in water to cleanse you; you weren't salted at all, nor swaddled at all. (See RSV)
Habakkuk 3:9 You uncovered your bow. You called for your sworn arrows. Selah. You split the earth with rivers. (See RSV)