Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Hard; rough.
- To extend in time; last; continue; be or exist; endure.
- To extend in space.
- To abide; endure.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. rare Hard; harsh; severe; rough; toilsome.
- v. obsolete To last; to continue; to endure.
- From Middle English duren ("to last"), from Old French durer, from Latin durare (Wiktionary)
“Peine forte et dure, which is pressing, of which the readers will find an account in the subsequent life of Burnworth, alias”
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“Surtout, il faut craindre les effets pervers d'une juridiction "dure" en matière de droits d'auteur.”
“On the other hand, the real Letizia's great line, when she heard of her son's coronation, "Pourvu que ça dure!”
“Secondo questo sito, le esercitazioni continuano senza soste e sembrano essere molto dure per questi studenti tanto da [...] 22 September 2009, 15: 10 pm”
“Engraved on her gold necklace are the words Amour dure sans fin.”
“Obama points to his inability to lead. carolle laroche-dure”
“You try to stop healthcare reform, ill gut you. carolle laroche-dure”
“Por el plazo que dure su calidad migratoria, incluyendo sus prórrogas, en los siguientes casos:”
“And of course, accused felons who refused to plead either guilty or not guilty would get some encouragement via peine forte et dure (which involved putting the accused under a board and weighing the board down with stones until the accused either agreed to enter a plea, or died).”
“And of course, accused felons who refused to plead either guilty or not guilty would get some encouragement via peine forte et dure which involved putting the accused under a board and weighing the board down with stones until the accused either agreed to enter a plea, or died.”
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