“How old is”—Ryan likes to play up his age by talking about his hard-rock music tastes.
Most of the hundred or more operating leases of Rawhide were owned by these hard-rock miners.
It relates not only to the hard-rock geology but to the gravel and surface geology.
And have Breck order half a dozen hard-rock drills from the blacksmith.
Severe; dour and pugnacious; tough: the old hard-rock guy who would line up all the cocaine users and shoot them
[1923+; probably fr the difficulty of hard-rock mining as distinct fr other kinds; influenced by rock-hard]
A form of rock-and-roll music with a simple, driving beat, usually played on heavily amplified guitars (1960s+ Rock and roll)