Hardheads



[hahrd-hed] /ˈhɑrdˌhɛd/

noun
1.
a shrewd, practical person.
2.
a blockhead.
3.
a freshwater fish, Mylopharodon conocephalus, of California.
4.
the Atlantic croaker.
See under (def 2).
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6.
hardheads, a common knapweed, Centaurea nigra.
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[hahrd-hed] /ˈhɑrdˌhɛd/
noun
1.
an alloyed silver coin of Scotland, issued in the 16th and 17th centuries, equal to one and one-half pence and later to twopence.
[nap-weed] /ˈnæpˌwid/
noun
1.
any composite plant of the genus Centaurea, especially the weedy C. nigra, having rose-purple flowers set on a dark-colored, knoblike bract.
/ˈhɑːdˌhɛdz/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) a thistle-like plant, Centaurea nigra, native to Europe and introduced into North America and New Zealand, that has reddish-purple flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites) Also called knapweed See also centaury (sense 2)
/ˈnæpˌwiːd/
noun
1.
any of several plants of the genus Centaurea, having purplish thistle-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites) See also centaury (sense 2), hardheads

noun

An obstinate or stupid person (1519+)

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  • Hardhearted

    [hahrd-hahr-tid] /ˈhɑrdˈhɑr tɪd/ adjective 1. unfeeling; unmerciful; pitiless. /ˌhɑːdˈhɑːtɪd/ adjective 1. unkind or intolerant



  • Hard-hearted

    [hahrd-hahr-tid] /ˈhɑrdˈhɑr tɪd/ adjective 1. unfeeling; unmerciful; pitiless. /ˌhɑːdˈhɑːtɪd/ adjective 1. unkind or intolerant adj. also hardhearted, “obdurate, unfeeling,” late 12c. (implied in heard-heortnesse “hard-heartedness”); from hard + hearted. Sometimes in Middle English also meaning “bold, courageous” (15c.). Related: Hard-heartedly; hard-heartedness. Hard-heart “hard-hearted person” was in late Old English.

  • Hard-hit

    adjective 1. adversely affected; struck by disaster. adjective 1. seriously affected or hurt: hard-hit by taxation



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