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hard-fisted

[hahrd-fis-tid] /ˈhɑrdˈfɪs tɪd/
adjective
1.
stingy; miserly; closefisted.
2.
tough-minded; ruthless:
hard-fisted revolutionists.
3.
having hard or strong hands, as a laborer.
Also, hardfisted.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60
Related forms
hard-fistedness, hardfistedness, noun
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