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toughie

noun
  1. A menacing person, esp a man; tough, tough guy: getting the toughies off the streets/ That servant will talk her out of it. She's a toughie (1929+)
  2. Something difficult; a severe test: This is a toughie/ has
  3. toughies barring its way to a perfect season (1945+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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