They stood, with not many exceptions--rough-clad, hard-headed, hard-handed men of the nation's vanguard.
He was a misshapen, pain-racked man, hard-handed and close-mouthed.
One of my neighbors, a thorough American, is much concerned about the growth of what he calls the "hard-handed aristocracy."
They are all "hard-handed" jobs, and some of them done in high heat.
Mrs. McGillicuddy, soft-hearted as she was hard-handed, looked at Mrs. Fortescue.
Our war has been a marshalling of its armies, commanded by a hard-handed, inspired man of the working-class.
The largest soul of all the British lands came among us in the shape of a hard-handed Scottish Peasant.
Little tyrant that he was, hard-handed and exacting, they knew him for a soldier and a man.
And as he left the car at Bradford, two grizzled and hard-handed individuals arose and wished him good luck.
A couple of hard-handed caissoniers, settling down to some serious drinking.