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[hahrd-fey-verd] /ˈhɑrdˈfeɪ vərd/
South Midland U.S. (of a person) hard-featured.
Origin of hard-favored
First recorded in 1505-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • hard-favored, yet so valuable is he, He's ever kept beneath a lock and key.

    A Phenomenal Fauna Carolyn Wells
  • And the hard-favored and the hard-hearted Tom agreed to perform the job for ten dollars.

    Pen Pictures B. F. Craig
  • There are women capable of neither, hard-favored or silly women.

    Letters of Two Brides Honore de Balzac
  • What pleasure, I wonder, had she in her life, and what pleasure have any of these hard-favored women in this doleful region?

    Baddeck and That Sort of Thing Charles Dudley Warner
  • Late one autumn evening, a tall, bony, hard-favored man was observed making his way into the outskirts of the place.

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