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handhold
noun Date: 1643 1. hold, grip 2. something to hold on to (as in mountain climbing)
handicap
I. noun Etymology: obsolete English handicap, a game in which forfeit money was held in a cap, from hand in cap Date: 1754 1. a. a race or contest in which an artificial ...
handicapped
adjective Date: 1891 sometimes offensive having a physical or mental disability; also of or reserved for handicapped persons
handicapper
noun Date: 1754 1. a person who assigns handicaps 2. a person who predicts the winners in a contest (as a horse race) 3. a person who competes with a (specified) handicap ...
handicraft
noun Etymology: Middle English handi-crafte, alteration of handcraft Date: 13th century 1. a. manual skill b. an occupation requiring skill with the hands 2. the ...
handicrafter
noun see handicraft
handicraftsman
noun Date: 1551 a person who engages in a handicraft ; artisan
handily
adverb Date: 1665 1. in a dexterous manner 2. easily 3. conveniently nearby
handiness
noun see handy
handiwork
noun Etymology: Middle English handiwerk, from Old English handgeweorc, from hand + geweorc, from ge- (collective prefix) + weorc work — more at co- Date: before 12th ...
handkerchief
noun (plural -chiefs; also handkerchieves) Date: 1530 1. a small usually square piece of cloth used for usually personal purposes (as blowing the nose) or as a clothing ...
handle
I. noun Etymology: Middle English handel, from Old English handle; akin to Old English hand Date: before 12th century 1. a part that is designed especially to be grasped by ...
handleable
adjective see handle II
handlebar
noun Date: 1886 a straight or bent bar with a handle at each end; specifically one used to steer a bicycle or similar vehicle — usually used in plural
handlebar mustache
noun Date: 1896 a heavy mustache with long sections that curve upward at each end
handled
adjective see handle I
handleless
adjective see handle I
handler
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that handles something 2. a. a person in immediate physical charge of an animal; especially a person who exhibits dogs at shows or field ...
handless
adjective Date: 15th century 1. having no hands 2. inefficient in manual tasks ; clumsy
handling
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a. the action of one that handles something b. a process by which something is handled in a commercial transaction; especially the ...
handlist
noun Date: 1859 a list (as of books) for purposes of reference or checking
handmade
adjective Date: 1603 made by hand or by a hand process
handmaid
noun see handmaiden
handmaiden
also handmaid noun Date: 13th century 1. a personal maid or female servant 2. something whose essential function is to serve or assist
handoff
noun see hand off
handout
noun Date: 1882 1. a portion of food, clothing, or money given to or as if to a beggar 2. a folder or circular of information for free distribution 3. a prepared statement ...
handover
noun see hand over
handpick
transitive verb Date: 1831 1. to pick by hand as opposed to a machine process 2. to select personally or for personal ends
handpress
noun Date: 1679 a hand-operated press
handprint
noun Date: 1886 an impression of a hand on a surface
handrail
noun Date: 1725 a narrow rail for grasping with the hand as a support
hands down
adverb Date: 1867 1. without much effort ; easily 2. without question • hands-down adjective
hands-down
adjective see hands down
hands-off
adjective Date: 1902 characterized by noninterference
hands-on
adjective Date: 1969 1. relating to, being, or providing direct practical experience in the operation or functioning of something ; also involving or allowing use of or ...
handsaw
noun Date: 14th century a saw designed to be used with one hand
handsbreadth
variant of handbreadth
handsel
I. noun Etymology: Middle English hansell Date: 14th century 1. a gift made as a token of good wishes or luck especially at the beginning of a new year 2. something ...
handset
noun Date: circa 1919 a combined telephone transmitter and receiver mounted on a handheld device
handshake
noun Date: 1871 a clasping usually of right hands by two people (as in greeting or farewell)
handsome
adjective (handsomer; -est) Etymology: Middle English handsom easy to manipulate Date: 1530 1. chiefly dialect appropriate, suitable 2. moderately large ; sizable 3. ...
handsomely
adverb see handsome
handsomeness
noun see handsome
handspike
noun Etymology: by folk etymology from Dutch handspaak, from hand hand + spaak pole; akin to Old English spāca spoke Date: 1615 a bar used as a lever
handspring
noun Date: 1875 an acrobatic feat in which the body turns forward or backward in a full circle from a standing position and lands first on the hands and then on the feet
handstand
noun Date: 1899 an act of supporting the body on the hands with the trunk and legs balanced in the air
handwheel
noun Date: circa 1889 a wheel worked by hand
handwork
noun Date: before 12th century work done with the hands and not by machines ; handiwork • handworker noun
handworker
noun see handwork
handwoven
adjective Date: 1880 1. produced on a hand-operated loom 2. woven by hand
handwringer
noun see hand-wringing
handwrite
transitive verb (handwrote; handwritten; handwriting) Etymology: back-formation from handwriting Date: circa 1853 to write by hand
handwriting
noun Date: 15th century 1. writing done by hand; especially the form of writing peculiar to a particular person 2. something written by hand
handwriting on the wall
phrasal an omen of one's unpleasant fate
handwrought
adjective Date: 1876 fashioned by hand or chiefly by hand processes
handy
adjective (handier; -est) Date: 1650 1. a. conveniently near b. convenient for use c. of a ship easily handled 2. clever in using the hands especially in a variety ...
Handy
biographical name W(illiam) C(hristopher) 1873-1958 American blues musician
handyman
noun Date: 1872 1. a person who does odd jobs 2. one competent in a variety of small skills or inventive or ingenious in repair or maintenance work — called also ...
handyperson
noun see handyman
HaNegev
geographical name — see Negev
Hanford
geographical name city S central California SE of Fresno population 41,686
hang
I. verb (hung; also hanged; hanging) Etymology: partly from Middle English hon, from Old English hōn, verbt.; partly from Middle English hangen, from Old English hangian, ...
hang about
intransitive verb Date: 1781 British hang 12
hang around
transitive verb Date: 1847 to pass time or stay aimlessly in or at
hang back
intransitive verb Date: 1581 1. to drag behind others 2. to be reluctant
hang fire
phrasal 1. to be slow in the explosion of a charge after its primer has been discharged 2. delay, hesitate 3. to remain unsettled or unresolved
hang glide
intransitive verb see hang glider
hang glider
noun Date: 1930 a kitelike glider from which a harnessed rider hangs while gliding down from a cliff or hill • hang glide intransitive verb • hang gliding noun
hang gliding
noun see hang glider
hang in
intransitive verb Date: 1966 to refuse to be discouraged or intimidated ; show pluck
hang it up
phrasal to cease an activity or effort
hang loose
phrasal to remain calm or relaxed
hang off
intransitive verb Date: 1641 hang back
hang on
intransitive verb Date: circa 1719 1. to keep hold ; hold onto something 2. to persist tenaciously 3. hold on 2
hang on to
phrasal to hold, grip, or keep tenaciously
hang one on
phrasal 1. to inflict a blow on 2. slang to get very drunk
hang one's hat
phrasal 1. to situate oneself in (as a residence or place of employment) 2. to have or use as a source of support
hang out
verb Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to protrude and droop 2. slang live, reside transitive verb to display outside as an announcement to the public — used ...
hang out to dry
phrasal to subject to ruin by abandonment
hang ten
phrasal to ride a surfboard with the toes of both feet turned over the front edge
hang time
noun Date: 1971 the amount of time a kicked football remains in the air; also the length of time a leaping athlete is in the air
hang together
intransitive verb Date: 1551 1. to remain united ; stand by one another 2. to have unity ; form a consistent or coherent whole
hang tough
phrasal to remain resolute in the face of adversity ; hang in
hang up
verb Date: 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to place on a hook or hanger designed for the purpose b. to replace (a telephone receiver) on the cradle so that the ...
hang-up
noun Date: 1952 a source of mental or emotional difficulty; broadly problem
hangable
adjective see hang I
hangar
I. noun Etymology: French Date: 1852 shelter, shed; especially a covered and usually enclosed area for housing and repairing aircraft II. transitive verb Date: 1943 to ...
Hangchou
geographical name see Hangzhou
Hangchow
geographical name see Hangzhou
hangdog
I. adjective Date: 1677 1. sad, dejected 2. sheepish II. noun Date: 1687 a despicable or miserable person
hanger
noun Date: 15th century 1. one that hangs or causes to be hung or hanged 2. something that hangs, overhangs, or is suspended: as a. a decorative strip of cloth b. a ...
hanger steak
noun Date: 1977 a steak cut from the beef diaphragm
hanger-on
noun (plural hangers-on) Date: 1542 one that hangs around a person, place, or institution especially for personal gain
hanging
I. adjective Date: 12th century 1. situated or lying on steeply sloping ground 2. a. jutting out ; overhanging b. supported only by the wall on one side 3. ...
hanging indention
noun Date: 1904 indention of all the lines of a paragraph except the first
hangman
noun Date: 14th century 1. one who hangs a condemned person; also a public executioner 2. a game in which the object is for one player to guess the letters of an unknown ...
hangnail
noun Etymology: by folk etymology from agnail inflammation about the nail, from Middle English, corn on the foot or toe, from Old English angnægl, from ang- (akin to enge ...
Hangö
geographical name see Hanko
hangout
noun Date: circa 1893 a favorite place for spending time; also a place frequented for entertainment or for socializing
hangover
noun Date: 1894 1. something (as a surviving custom) that remains from what is past 2. a. disagreeable physical effects following heavy consumption of alcohol or the use ...
hangtag
noun Date: 1952 a tag attached to an article of merchandise giving information about its material and proper care
Hangtown fry
noun Usage: often capitalized F Etymology: Hangtown, nickname for Placerville, Calif. Date: 1949 an omelet or scrambled eggs containing oysters
hangul
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Korean hangŭl Date: 1946 the alphabetic script in which Korean is written
Hangzhou
or Hangchou or Hangchow geographical name city E China capital of Zhejiang at head of Hangzhou Bay (inlet of East China Sea) population 1,099,660
haniwa
noun plural Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Japanese Date: 1931 large hollow baked clay sculptures placed on ancient Japanese burial mounds
hank
noun Etymology: Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hǫnk hank; akin to Old English hangian to hang Date: 14th century 1. coil, loop; specifically a ...
hanker
intransitive verb (hankered; hankering) Etymology: probably from Dutch dialect hankeren Date: 1627 to have a strong or persistent desire ; yearn — often used with for or ...
hankerer
noun see hanker
hankie
or hanky noun (plural hankies) Etymology: handkerchief + -ie Date: 1895 handkerchief
Hanko
or Sw Hangö geographical name town & port SW Finland on Hanko (Hangö) Peninsula in the Baltic SE of Turku
Hankow
geographical name former city E central China — see Wuhan
hanky
noun see hankie
hanky-panky
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1841 1. questionable or underhanded activity 2. sexual dalliance
Hanna
biographical name Marcus Alonzo 1837-1904 Mark American businessman & politician
Hannay
biographical name James Owen 1865-1950 Irish clergyman & novelist
Hannibal
I. biographical name 247-183 B.C. son of Hamilcar Barca Carthaginian general II. geographical name city NE Missouri on Mississippi River population 17,757
Hanno
biographical name 3d century B.C. the Great Carthaginian statesman
Hannover
or Hanover geographical name city N central Germany WNW of Brunswick population 517,476
Hanoi
geographical name city capital of Vietnam in Tonkin on Red River; formerly capital of French Indochina & of North Vietnam metropolitan area population 1,089,760
Hanotaux
biographical name (Albert-Auguste-) Gabriel 1853-1944 French historian & statesman
Hanover
geographical name see Hannover
Hanover Park
geographical name city NE Illinois population 38,278
Hanoverian
I. adjective Etymology: Hanover, Germany Date: 1753 1. of, relating to, or supporting the German ducal house of Hanover 2. of or relating to the British royal house that ...
Hansa
or Hanse noun Etymology: Hansa from Medieval Latin, from Middle Low German hanse; Hanse from Middle English Hanze, from Anglo-French hanse, from Middle Low German Date: 15th ...
Hansard
I. noun Etymology: Luke Hansard Date: circa 1859 the official published report of debates in the parliament of a member of the Commonwealth of Nations II. biographical name ...
Hanse
noun see Hansa
Hanseatic
noun or adjective see Hansa
hansel
variant of handsel
Hansen's disease
noun Etymology: Armauer Hansen died 1912 Norwegian physician Date: 1938 leprosy
hansom
noun Etymology: Joseph A. Hansom died 1882 English architect Date: 1847 a light 2-wheeled covered carriage with the driver's seat elevated behind — called also hansom cab
hansom cab
noun see hansom
Hanson
biographical name Howard 1896-1981 American composer
Hansson
biographical name Per Albin 1885-1946 Swedish statesman
hant
dialect variant of haunt
hantavirus
noun Etymology: New Latin, from hanta- (from Hantaan, river in South Korea near where rodents carrying the virus were collected 1974-78) + virus Date: 1984 any of a genus ...
Hants
abbreviation Hampshire
Hanukah
noun see Hanukkah
Hanukkah
also Chanukah or Hanukah noun Etymology: Hebrew ḥănukkāh dedication Date: 1864 an 8-day Jewish holiday beginning on the 25th of Kislev and commemorating the rededication ...
Hanyang
geographical name former city E central China — see Wuhan
hao
noun (plural hao) Etymology: Vietnamese hào Date: 1948 a monetary unit of Vietnam equal to 1/10 dong
haole
noun Etymology: Hawaiian Date: 1834 sometimes disparaging one who is not descended from the aboriginal Polynesian inhabitants of Hawaii; especially white
Haora
geographical name — see Howrah
hap
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse happ good luck; akin to Old English gehæp suitable, Old Church Slavic kobĭ lot, fate Date: 13th century 1. happening 1 2. ...
hapa haole
adjective Etymology: Hawaiian, from hapa half (from English half) + haole Date: 1919 of part-white ancestry or origin; especially of white and Hawaiian ancestry
hapax legomenon
noun (plural hapax legomena) Etymology: Greek, something said only once Date: 1882 a word or form occurring only once in a document or corpus
haphazard
I. noun Etymology: 1hap + hazard Date: 1575 chance 1 II. adjective Date: 1671 marked by lack of plan, order, or direction Synonyms: see random • haphazard adverb • ...
haphazardly
adverb see haphazard II
haphazardness
noun see haphazard II
haphazardry
noun see haphazard II
hapkido
noun Etymology: Korean, from hap- together, joined + ki breath, energy + to way, art Date: 1973 a Korean martial art based on kicking motions and incorporating elements of ...
hapl-
or haplo- combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from haploos, from ha- one (akin to homos same) + -ploos multiplied by; akin to Latin -plex -fold — more at same, ...
hapless
adjective Date: 14th century having no luck ; unfortunate • haplessly adverb • haplessness noun
haplessly
adverb see hapless
haplessness
noun see hapless
haplo-
combining form see hapl-
haploid
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek haploeidēs single, from haploos Date: 1908 having the gametic number of chromosomes typically including ...
haploidy
noun see haploid
haplology
noun Date: 1895 contraction of a word by omission of one or more similar sounds or syllables (as in mineralogy for hypothetical mineralology or \ˈprä-blē\ for probably)
haplont
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1920 an organism (as some primitive algae) having a diploid zygote that undergoes meiosis to produce haploid cells ...
haplontic
adjective see haplont
haplotype
noun Date: 1969 a group of alleles of different genes (as of the major histocompatibility complex) on a single chromosome that are closely enough linked to be inherited ...
haply
adverb Date: 14th century by chance, luck, or accident
happen
intransitive verb (happened; happening) Etymology: Middle English, from hap Date: 14th century 1. to occur by chance — often used with it
happenchance
noun Date: 1876 happenstance
happening
I. noun Date: 1551 1. something that happens ; occurrence 2. an event or series of events designed to evoke a spontaneous reaction to sensory, emotional, or spiritual ...
happenstance
noun Etymology: happen + circumstance Date: 1897 a circumstance especially that is due to chance • happenstance adjective
happily
adverb Date: 14th century 1. a. in a fortunate manner b. as it fortunately happens
happiness
noun Date: 15th century 1. obsolete good fortune ; prosperity 2. a. a state of well-being and contentment ; joy b. a pleasurable or satisfying experience 3. ...
happy
adjective (happier; -est) Etymology: Middle English, from hap Date: 14th century 1. favored by luck or fortune ; fortunate 2. notably fitting, effective, or well adapted ...
happy camper
noun Date: 1984 one who is content
happy hour
noun Date: 1961 a period of time during which the price of drinks (as at a bar) is reduced or hors d'oeuvres are served free
happy hunting ground
noun Date: 1837 1. the paradise of some American Indian tribes to which the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death to spend a happy hereafter in hunting and feasting ...
happy talk
noun Date: 1973 1. informal talk among the participants in a television news broadcast; also a broadcast format featuring such talk 2. optimistic talk
happy-go-lucky
adjective Date: 1856 blithely unconcerned ; carefree
Hapsburg
or Habsburg adjective Etymology: Habsburg, Aargau, Switzerland Date: circa 1861 of or relating to the German royal house to which belong the rulers of Austria from 1278 to ...
hapten
noun Etymology: German, from Greek haptein to fasten Date: 1921 a small separable part of an antigen that reacts specifically with an antibody but is incapable of stimulating ...
haptenic
adjective see hapten
haptic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek haptesthai to touch Date: circa 1890 1. relating to or based on the sense of touch 2. characterized by ...
haptoglobin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek haptein + International Scientific Vocabulary hemoglobin Date: 1941 any of several forms of an alpha globulin ...
hara-kiri
also hari-kari noun Etymology: Japanese harakiri, from hara belly + kiri cutting Date: 1840 1. ritual suicide by disembowelment practiced by the Japanese samurai or formerly ...
Harald V
biographical name 1937- king of Norway (1991- )
harangue
I. noun Etymology: Middle French arenge, from Old Italian aringa, from aringare to speak in public, from aringo public assembly, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German ...
haranguer
noun see harangue II
Harappa
geographical name locality E Pakistan in Indus Valley between Multan and Lahore; center of a prehistoric civilization
Harare
or formerly Salisbury geographical name city capital of Zimbabwe population 1,184,169
harass
transitive verb Etymology: French harasser, from Middle French, from harer to set a dog on, from Old French hare, interjection used to incite dogs, of Germanic origin; akin to ...
harasser
noun see harass
harassment
noun see harass
Harbach
biographical name Otto Abels 1873-1963 American dramatist & librettist
Harbin
or Ha-erh-pin or formerly Pinkiang geographical name city NE China capital of Heilongjiang on Songhua River population 2,443,398
harbinger
I. noun Etymology: Middle English herbergere, from Anglo-French, host, from herberge camp, lodgings, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German heriberga Date: 14th century ...
harbor
I. noun Etymology: Middle English herberge, herberwe, from Old English herebeorg military quarters, from here army (akin to Old High German heri) + beorg refuge; akin to Old ...
harbor seal
noun Date: 1766 a small hair seal (Phoca vitulina) of oceanic coasts in the northern hemisphere that often ascends rivers
harborage
noun Date: 15th century shelter, harbor
harborer
noun see harbor II
harborful
noun see harbor I
harborless
adjective see harbor I
harbormaster
noun Date: 1769 an officer who executes the regulations respecting the use of a harbor
harborside
adjective Date: 1924 located next to a harbor
harbour
chiefly British variant of harbor
hard
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English heard; akin to Old High German hart hard, Greek kratos strength Date: before 12th century 1. a. not easily ...
hard candy
noun Date: 1878 a candy made of sugar and corn syrup boiled without crystallizing
hard case
noun Date: 1836 a tough or hardened person
hard cheese
noun Date: 1861 chiefly British tough luck — often used interjectionally
hard cider
noun Date: 1789 fermented apple juice
hard clam
noun Date: 1846 a clam with a thick hard shell; specifically quahog
hard coal
noun Date: 1721 anthracite
hard copy
noun Date: 1954 a copy of textual or graphic information (as from microfilm or computer storage) produced on paper in normal size
hard core
noun Date: 1936 1. a central or fundamental and usually enduring group or part: as a. a relatively small enduring core of society marked by apparent resistance to change or ...
hard disk
noun Date: 1978 a rigid metal disk coated with a magnetic material on which data for a computer can be stored; also hard drive
hard drive
noun Date: 1983 a data-storage device consisting of a drive and one or more hard disks
hard goods
noun plural Date: 1934 durables
hard hat
noun Date: 1926 1. a. a protective hat made of rigid material (as metal or fiberglass) and worn especially by construction workers b. a construction worker 2. a ...
hard knocks
noun plural Date: 1849 rough unsparing treatment (as in use or in life) — often used in the phrase school of hard knocks
hard labor
noun Date: 1714 compulsory labor of imprisoned criminals as a part of the prison discipline
hard lines
noun plural Date: 1824 chiefly British hard luck — often used interjectionally
hard maple
noun Date: 1790 sugar maple
hard of hearing
adjective Date: 1564 relating to or having a defective but functional sense of hearing
hard palate
noun Date: circa 1847 the bony anterior part of the palate forming the roof of the mouth
hard pine
noun Date: 1865 a pine (as longleaf pine or pitch pine) that has hard wood and leaves usually in groups of two or three; also the wood of a hard pine
hard put
adjective Date: 1893 barely able ; faced with difficulty or perplexity
hard rock
noun Date: 1967 rock music marked by a heavy regular beat, high amplification, and usually frenzied performances
hard rubber
noun Date: 1860 a firm rubber or rubber product; especially a normally black horny substance made by vulcanizing natural rubber with high percentages of sulfur
hard sauce
noun Date: 1872 a creamed mixture of butter and powdered sugar often with added cream and flavoring (as vanilla or rum)
hard sell
noun Date: 1952 aggressive high-pressure salesmanship — compare soft sell
hard stone
noun Date: 1931 an opaque usually semiprecious stone that can be shaped or carved (as for jewelery or mosaics)
hard up
adjective Date: 1821 1. short of money 2. poorly provided
hard wheat
noun Date: 1787 a wheat with hard kernels that are high in gluten and that yield a flour especially suitable for bread and macaroni
hard-and-fast
adjective Date: 1867 not to be modified or evaded ; strict
hard-ass
noun Date: 1961 often vulgar a tough, demanding, or uncompromising person • hard-assed adjective, often vulgar
hard-assed
adjective see hard-ass
hard-bitten
adjective Date: 1784 1. inclined to bite hard 2. seasoned or steeled by difficult experience ; tough
hard-boil
transitive verb Etymology: back-formation from hard-boiled Date: 1895 to cook (an egg) in the shell until both white and yolk have solidified
hard-boiled
adjective Date: 1886 1. a. devoid of sentimentality ; tough b. of, relating to, or being a detective story featuring a tough unsentimental protagonist and a ...
hard-coated
adjective Date: circa 1898 of a dog having a harsh-textured coat
hard-core
adjective Date: 1940 1. a. of, relating to, or being part of a hard core b. confirmed, die-hard 2. of pornography containing explicit descriptions of sex acts or ...
hard-driving
adjective Date: 1936 intensely ambitious, energetic, or hardworking
hard-edge
adjective Date: 1961 of or relating to abstract painting characterized by geometric forms with clearly defined boundaries
hard-edged
adjective Date: 1954 having a tough, driving, or sharp quality
hard-eyed
adjective Date: circa 1844 hard or cold in manner or aproach ; dispassionate
hard-hearted
adjective Date: 13th century lacking in sympathetic understanding ; unfeeling, pitiless • hard-heartedly adverb • hard-heartedness noun
hard-heartedly
adverb see hard-hearted
hard-heartedness
noun see hard-hearted
hard-hit
adjective Date: 1826 profoundly stricken ; affected in an especially negative way
hard-hitting
adjective Date: 1926 strikingly effective in force or result
hard-line
adjective Date: 1962 advocating or involving a rigidly uncompromising course of action • hard-liner noun
hard-liner
noun see hard-line
hard-luck
adjective Date: 1899 marked by, relating to, or experiencing bad luck or difficulty
hard-nosed
adjective Date: circa 1927 1. being tough, stubborn, or uncompromising 2. hardheaded 2, tough-minded
hard-on
noun (plural hard-ons) Date: 1888 sometimes vulgar an erection of the penis
hard-paste porcelain
noun Date: circa 1931 porcelain 1
hard-pressed
adjective Date: 1825 hard put; also being under financial strain
hard-set
adjective Date: 1813 rigid, fixed
hard-shell
or hard-shelled adjective Date: 1838 fundamental 2b, fundamentalist ; also uncompromising, hidebound
hard-shell clam
noun Date: 1799 quahog — called also hard-shelled clam
hard-shell crab
noun Date: 1902 a crab that has not recently shed its shell — called also hard-shelled crab
hard-shelled
adjective see hard-shell
hard-shelled clam
noun see hard-shell clam
hard-shelled crab
noun see hard-shell crab
hard-times token
noun Date: 1922 any of the tokens issued during the controversy between the Jackson administration and the bank of the United States
hard-won
adjective Date: 1818 gained by great effort
hardback
noun Date: 1952 a book bound in hard covers
hardball
noun Date: circa 1883 1. baseball 2. forceful uncompromising methods employed to gain an end
hardboard
noun Date: 1925 a very dense fiberboard usually having one smooth face
hardboot
noun Date: 1922 an especially small-time horseman

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