The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
String \String\ (str[i^]ng), v. t. [imp. Strung (str[u^]ng);
p. p. Strung (R. Stringed (str[i^]ngd)); p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin.
Has not wise nature strung the legs and feet
With firmest nerves, designed to walk the street?
2. To put in tune the strings of, as a stringed instrument,
in order to play upon it.
For here the Muse so oft her harp has strung,
That not a mountain rears its head unsung.
3. To put on a string; to file; as, to string beads.
4. To make tense; to strengthen.
Toil strung the nerves, and purified the blood.
5. To deprive of strings; to strip the strings from; as, to
string beans. See String, n., 9.
6. To hoax; josh; jolly; often used with along; as, we strung
him along all day until he realized we were kidding.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]