Physical strength (term generally used for a male)
Huge and strong person, colossus.
Expression: ‘Good bone’ – Stated of a healthy old person with a strong constitution.
Expression: ‘hard bone’ – Stated of a healthy old person with a strong constitution.
To strengthen, reinforce.
To set; to be hardened, to solidify, to become impervious.
To be strengthened, made more powerful.
Having a tendency to break; brittle, frail.