- semirefined tin containing iron.
Origin of hard head
First recorded in 1510–20
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Examples from the Web for hard head
The name given by American fishermen to the hard-head (which see).
A fish of the herring kind, called also hard-head (which see).
A fish of the salmon family, found in the lakes of North America; also a name of the hard-head (which see).
"Blind-eye, hard-head" was ever his sort, but I love to take my danger open-eyed and standing up—and as little of it as possible.The Men of the Moss-Hags
S. R. Crockett