the refuse or coarser parts of flax or hemp, separated in hackling.
- Also hurds [hurdz] /hɜrdz/ .
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How to use hards in a sentence
It will be interesting to see how that admonition plays with the die-hards.It’s Not the President’s Speech That Makes News but the Reactions to It | Michelle Cottle | January 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jamelle Bouie on why the party still fears its die-hards above all.
For now, the field belongs to the enthusiasts, the die-hards, and the obsessives.Shots Fired Early in Hillary Clinton Super PAC War | Michelle Cottle | August 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
So Twi-hards fear not, a brooding perfume commercial might still be headed your way.Evan Rachel Wood Marries in Carolina Herrera; Anderson Cooper's Hurricane Sandy Fashion | The Fashion Beast Team | November 1, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Not helping matters is that the film, though loved by certain Smith die-hards, is generally considered a disappointment.
And this was the question upon which the men of Looe, and especially the Die-hards, hung breathless for the next few days.Wandering Heath | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
For many of the Die-hards stopped the Doctor to question him, and stood gloomy as he passed on.Wandering Heath | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Below him by the edge of the stream he sees the encampment of the Gorbals Die-hards.Huntingtower | John Buchan
You shrink from the hards of life which I steer happily through.The Half-Hearted | John Buchan
This world has more hards than softs for the average mortal and I never flattered myself on bein' above the average.Thankful's Inheritance | Joseph C. Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for hards
coarse fibres and other refuse from flax and hemp
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