Definition of Hardset

1. rigid [adj] - See also: rigid



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hardset

hardocks
hardoke
hardokes
hardons
hardpack
hardpacks
hardpan
hardpans
hardpoint
hardpoints
hardpressed
hards
hardscape
hardscapes
hardscrabble
hardset (current term)
hardshell
hardship
hardships
hardspun
hardstand
hardstanding
hardstandings
hardstands
hardstem bulrush
hardstemmed bulrush
hardstone
hardstones
hardstyle
hardtack

Literary usage of Hardset

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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; ..."

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