Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The refuse or coarse part of flax, hemp, or wool.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural The refuse or coarse part of flax; tow.

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

  • noun Plural form of hard.
  • noun The refuse or coarse part of flax; tow.

Etymologies

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Old English herdes, Anglo-Saxon heordan.

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