Strength (See also Brawniness.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Strength (See also Brawniness.)


  1. acorn heraldic symbol of strength. [Heraldry: Jobes, 27]
  2. Atlas Titan condemned to bear heavens on shoulders. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 38]
  3. Atlas, Charles (1892–1972) 20th-century strongman; went from “98-pound weakling” to “world’s strongest man.” [Am. Sports: Amory, 38–39]
  4. Babe Paul Bunyan’s blue ox; straightens roads by pulling them. [Am. Lit.: Fisher, 270]
  5. Bionic Man superman of the technological age. [TV: “The Six Million Dollar Man” in Terrace, II: 294–295]
  6. buffalo heraldic symbol of power. [Heraldry: Halberts, 21]
  7. Bunyan, Paul legendary woodsman of prodigious strength. [Am. Folklore: Paul Bunyan]
  8. Cyclopes one-eyed giants; builders of fortifications. [Gk. Myth.: Avery, 346]
  9. Hercules his twelve labors revealed his godlike powers. [Rom. Myth.: Howe, 122]
  10. Katinka, the Powerful a female Man Mountain Dean. [Am. Comics: “Toonerville Folks” in Horn, 668]
  11. Little John oak of a man in Robin Hood’s band. [Br. Lit.: Robin Hood]
  12. meginjardir Thor’s belt; doubled his power. [Norse Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1076]
  13. Milo of Croton renowned athlete. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 209]
  14. Polydamas huge athlete who killed a fierce lion with his bare hands, stopped a rushing chariot, lifted a mad bull, and died attempting to stop a falling rock. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 801]
  15. Samson possessed extraordinary might which derived from hair. [O.T.: Judges 16:17]
  16. Superman caped superhero and modern-day Hercules. [Comics: Horn, 642–643]

Strife (See DISCORD.)

Stubbornness (See OBSTINACY.)