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 for Hardy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hardy \Har"dy\, n.
     A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for
     insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy
     hole.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hardy \Har"dy\ (h[aum]r"d[y^]), a. [Compar. Hardier
     (-d[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Hardiest.] [F. hardi, p. p. fr. OF.
     hardir to make bold; of German origin, cf. OHG. hertan to
     harden, G. h[aum]rten. See Hard, a.]
     1. Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolute; intrepid.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Hap helpeth hardy man alway.          --Chaucer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Confident; full of assurance; in a bad sense, morally
        hardened; shameless.
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     3. Strong; firm; compact.
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              [A] blast may shake in pieces his hardy fabric.
                                                    --South.
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     4. Inured to fatigue or hardships; strong; capable of
        endurance; as, a hardy veteran; a hardy mariner.
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     5. Able to withstand the cold of winter.
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     Note: Plants which are hardy in Virginia may perish in New
           England. Half-hardy plants are those which are able to
           withstand mild winters or moderate frosts.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hardy
      adj 1: having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or
             hardships; "hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud
             of her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young
             athletes" [syn: hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy]
      2: able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions;
         "strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"; "camels are tough
         and hardy creatures"
      3: invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers";
         "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
         [syn: audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy,
         intrepid, unfearing]
      n 1: United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and
           overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made
           many films (1892-1957) [syn: Hardy, Oliver Hardy]
      2: English novelist and poet (1840-1928) [syn: Hardy, Thomas
         Hardy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  133 Moby Thesaurus words for "hardy":
     abiding, able-bodied, age-long, aged, ancient, antique, beefy,
     bold, bold-spirited, bouncing, brave, cartilaginous, chewy,
     chivalric, chivalrous, chronic, cohesive, constant, continuing,
     coriaceous, courageous, daring, deciduous, diuturnal, doughty,
     durable, enduring, ephemeral, evergreen, fearless, fibrous, fit,
     flush, forceful, forcible, forcy, full-blooded, full-strength,
     gallant, greathearted, gristly, gutsy, gutty, hale,
     hale and hearty, half-hardy, hard, hard as nails, healthy, hearty,
     hefty, heroic, herolike, husky, immutable, intransient, intrepid,
     inveterate, iron-hard, ironhearted, knightlike, knightly, lasting,
     leatherlike, leathery, lionhearted, long-lasting, long-lived,
     long-standing, long-term, longeval, longevous, lusty, macrobiotic,
     manful, manly, mighty, nervy, obstinate, of long duration,
     of long standing, perdurable, perduring, perennial, permanent,
     perpetual, persistent, persisting, plucky, potent, powerful,
     puissant, red-blooded, remaining, resistant, robust, robustious,
     robustuous, ropy, rude, rugged, sempervirent, sinewy, soldierlike,
     soldierly, sound, stable, stalwart, staying, steadfast, steely,
     stiff, stout, stouthearted, strapping, stringy, strong,
     strong as brandy, strong as strong, strong-willed, stubborn,
     sturdy, tenacious, tough, tough as leather, unfading, untiring,
     valiant, valorous, vigorous, viscid, vital, wiry
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Hardy -- U.S. County in West Virginia
     Population (2000):    12669
     Housing Units (2000): 7115
     Land area (2000):     583.392697 sq. miles (1510.980084 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.086904 sq. miles (2.815068 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    584.479601 sq. miles (1513.795152 sq. km)
     Located within:       West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
     Location:             39.049674 N, 78.885741 W
     Headwords:
      Hardy
      Hardy, WV
      Hardy County
      Hardy County, WV
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Hardy, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska
     Population (2000):    179
     Housing Units (2000): 89
     Land area (2000):     0.609700 sq. miles (1.579115 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.609700 sq. miles (1.579115 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            20995
     Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
     Location:             40.009417 N, 97.926397 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     68943
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Hardy, NE
      Hardy
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Hardy, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas
     Population (2000):    578
     Housing Units (2000): 489
     Land area (2000):     2.361985 sq. miles (6.117512 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.233994 sq. miles (0.606042 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.595979 sq. miles (6.723554 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            29920
     Located within:       Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
     Location:             36.320553 N, 91.480645 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     72542
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Hardy, AR
      Hardy
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Hardy, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    57
     Housing Units (2000): 30
     Land area (2000):     0.442085 sq. miles (1.144995 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.442085 sq. miles (1.144995 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            34455
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             42.810207 N, 94.051713 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     50545
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Hardy, IA
      Hardy
  

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