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brawn

noun [U] (STRENGTH)    /brɔːn/ US  /brɑːn/
physical strength and big muscles: She said she preferred brawn to brains (= a man who is physically attractive rather than a clever one).Fit and healthy brawny     /ˈbrɔː.ni/ US  /ˈbrɑː-/ adjective He was a big brawny man with huge hands.Fit and healthy
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