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hard-on

[hahrd-on, -awn]
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noun, plural hard-ons. Slang: Vulgar.
  1. an erection of the penis.

Origin of hard-on

First recorded in 1890–95
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  • Oh, say, did you hear about the time Will Hardon had with the Dicky, last week?

    Brenda, Her School and Her Club

    Helen Leah Reed

  • My name is Hardon; I came to see my father for the last time.

    Mad

    George Manville Fenn

  • Doctor Hardon apparently thought it could, for there was a strange smile upon his countenance.

    Mad

    George Manville Fenn

  • Doctor Hardon, portly and comfortable-looking, sat reading the evening paper just delivered from the stationer.

    Mad

    George Manville Fenn

  • It never rains but it pours, and the storm fell heavily now upon the head of Doctor Hardon of Somesham.

    Mad

    George Manville Fenn