Origin of hard-edged
Examples from the Web for hard-edged
A crowd came, listened, and asked some hard-edged questions.
The former George W. Bush lieutenant is getting serious blowback from the hard-edged right.
Soft-looking or delicate clouds foretell fine weather, with moderate or light breezes; hard-edged oily-looking clouds, wind.
The beach was steep there: it would ride it until it was flung down by that fringe of toppling, hard-edged breakers.Dodo's Daughter|E. F. Benson