Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative spelling of case hardened.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Dawson rejoiced when he headed down the Yukon, and wished him godspeed to the ultimate destination of the case-hardened sinner.

    AT THE RAINBOW'S END

  • The trouble was that in this Arcadian phase of my history, I, who had come through, case-hardened, from the other side of life, was timid and bashful.

    Chapter 18

  • He was a case-hardened veteran who had commanded posts as far-flung as Beaubassin in Acadia, Fort Assumption at present Memphis, and Fort La Jonquière 350 miles northwest of present Winnipeg, along with several Indian campaigns.

    George Washington’s First War

  • ` Since you are not yet case-hardened, tell me what you think right now about the general editorial policy. '

    Chapter 4: Slaves of the Machine

  • He was a case-hardened veteran who had commanded posts as far-flung as Beaubassin in Acadia, Fort Assumption at present Memphis, and Fort La Jonquière 350 miles northwest of present Winnipeg, along with several Indian campaigns.

    George Washington’s First War

  • He was a case-hardened veteran who had commanded posts as far-flung as Beaubassin in Acadia, Fort Assumption at present Memphis, and Fort La Jonquière 350 miles northwest of present Winnipeg, along with several Indian campaigns.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Not only was he gambling as he had never gambled before, but he was gambling at the biggest table in the world and for stakes so large that even the case-hardened habitues of that table were compelled to sit up.

    Chapter III

  • He was a case-hardened veteran who had commanded posts as far-flung as Beaubassin in Acadia, Fort Assumption at present Memphis, and Fort La Jonquière 350 miles northwest of present Winnipeg, along with several Indian campaigns.

    George Washington’s First War

  • The young fellow's innicence of the world had been startling to the case-hardened manager, but he had found him nobody's fool/Virgin though his mind was, untouched by all save a narrow mountain experience, nevertheless he had proved possession of a natural keeness and shrewdness far beyond the average.

    Chapter II

  • ` I'll be case-hardened by that time, 'was his reply.

    Chapter 4: Slaves of the Machine

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.