Old English thēaw ‘usage, custom’, (plural) ‘manner of behaving’, of unknown origin. The sense ‘good bodily proportions, muscular development’ arose in Middle English.
“He was more thew than thought if you know what I mean!”
“Memories aren’t known to be particularly veridical.”
An antechamber, hall, or lobby next to the outer door of a building.
Early 17th century (denoting the space in front of the main entrance of a classical Roman or Greek building): from French, or from Latin vestibulum ‘entrance court’.