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Definitions of Hardy:
  • noun:   English novelist and poet (1840-1928)
  • noun:   United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
  • adjective:   having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
    Example: "Hardy explorers of northern Canada"
  • adjective:   able to survive under unfavorable conditions
    Example: "Strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"
  • adjective:   resolute and without fear
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 2857 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #310)

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