- a tough, ruthless, or violent man
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"That's good," Mr. Hardman responded, and he seemed well satisfied.
Then, Frank, maybe you can have a chance to find your friend, Mr. Hardman.
"I don't suppose you've had much experience in a place like this," Dr. Hardman went on.
He had no time to speculate further, for Dr. Hardman entered at that moment.
"You'll find him in the small reception room, Dr. Hardman," the woman had said.