Sir Arthur, 1865–1940, English biochemist: Nobel Prize 1929.
to make or become hard or harder; freeze, stiffen, or set
to make or become more hardy, tough, or unfeeling
to make or become stronger or firmer: they hardened defences
to make or become more resolute or set: hardened in his resolve
(of prices, a market, etc) to cease to fluctuate
(of price) to rise higher
a rough fabric made from hards
c.1200 (replacing Old English heardian) “to make (something) hard,” from hard + -en (1). Meaning “to become hard” is late 14c. Related: Hardened (figurative sense of “unfeeling” is from late 14c.); hardening.
Arthur, 1863–1935, British statesman and labor leader: Nobel Peace Prize 1934. David Bremner [brem-ner] /ˈbrɛm nər/ (Show IPA), 1840–1906, U.S. political leader: Speaker of the House 1899–1903. Fletcher (“Smack”) 1898–1952, U.S. jazz pianist, arranger, and bandleader. a city in NW Kentucky, on the Ohio River. a city in SE Nevada, near Las Vegas. a city […]
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of or relating to the history of art or to its study: art historical documents on 16th-century painting.
Arthur [ahr-ther;; French ar-too r] /ˈɑr θər;; French arˈtʊər/ (Show IPA), 1892–1955, Swiss composer, born in France. Contemporary Examples Once the process was finalized on March 19, Michele automatically became a citizen as well, according to Honegger. Bachmann Becomes a Citizen of Tyrannical Switzerland Noah Kristula-Green May 8, 2012 noun Arthur (artyr). 1892–1955, French composer, […]