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hard-handed

[hahrd-han-did] /ˈhɑrdˈhæn dɪd/
adjective
1.
oppressive or tyrannical; stern or cruel.
2.
having hands hardened by toil.
Also, hardhanded.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90
Related forms
hard-handedness, hardhandedness, noun
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