Definition of Hardset
1. rigid [adj] - See also: rigid
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Literary usage of Hardset
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of Words Pertaining to the Dialect of Mid-Yorshire: With Others by C. Clough Robinson (1876)
"Is also in use both as an adjective and active verb. 'They are a poor hardset lot' [Dhur u puo'h'r aa'dset' lot-]. ' Take him to the field with theo, ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"Is also in use both as an adjective and act ire verb, ' They are a poor hardset lot' [Dhui" u puo'h'r aa'dset' lot']. 'Take him to the field with thoo, ..."
3. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1873)
"Is also in use both as an adjective and active verb. ' They are a poor hardset lot' [Dhur ü puo'h'r aa'dset" lot']. ' Take him to the field with thec, ..."
4. A Glossary of Yorkshire Words and Phrases: Collected in Whitby and the by Francis Kildale Robinson (1855)
"hardset, in a difficulty, incapable. "hardset with a family," borne down with the weight. ... He's ower hardset wi' work," overdone. ..."
5. A glossary of Yorkshire words and phrases, collected in Whitby and the by Francis Kildale Robinson (1855)
"hardset with a family," borne down with the weight. "The wall seems hard set to stand," ready to fall. ..."
6. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"... former weakness vanished from his hardset face; "do you mean to say that they put on airs to ye — to my darter ? " "No," said Minty quickly; ..."