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har•dy



Pronunciation: (här'dē), [key]
adj., -di•er, -di•est.
1. capable of enduring fatigue, hardship, exposure, etc.; sturdy; strong: hardy explorers of northern Canada.
2. (of plants) able to withstand the cold of winter in the open air.
3. requiring great physical courage, vigor, or endurance: the hardiest sports.
4. bold or daring; courageous: hardy soldiers.
5. unduly bold; presumptuous; foolhardy.

har•dy



Pronunciation: (här'dē), [key]
n.,
pl. -dies.

a chisel or fuller with a square shank for insertion into a square hole (har'dy hole") in a blacksmith's anvil.

Har•dy



Pronunciation: (här'dē), [key]
n.
1. Godfrey Harold, 1877–1947, English mathematician.
2. Oliver, 1892–1957, U.S. motion-picture comedian.
3. Thomas, 1840–1928, English novelist and poet.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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