Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The knapweed, Centaurea nigra.
  • n. Vervain.

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Examples

  • He is a burly, black-bearded man of middle age, very blunt, prompt and rough, with small clear eyes, and plump nose and cheeks, which, however, like the rest of his flesh, are in ironhard condition.

    Caesar and Cleopatra

  • "Anitra's Dance" at ironhard Grandma's insistence.

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  • As was still in the ironhard grip of Soviet secrecy, nobody in the West really knew what the signal was for.

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