What does the word strung mean?

Usage examples for strung

  1. Victoria sat upright, her mood strung to an intensity which knew no fears. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. Diana shivered as she strung her bow for defense. – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke
  3. A cyclopeedy isn't printed all at oncet, because that would make it cost too much; consekently the man that gets it up has it strung along fur apart, so as to hit folks oncet every year or two, and gin'rally about harvest time. – A Little Book of Profitable Tales by Eugene Field