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A stubborn and durable person
: He's a tough cookie. He isn't going to talk, threats or no threats
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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