- (a.) Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolu?e; intrepid.
- (a.) Confident; full of assurance; in a bad sense, morally hardened; shameless.
- (a.) Strong; firm; compact.
- (a.) Inured to fatigue or hardships; strong; capable of endurance; as, a hardy veteran; a hardy mariner.
- (a.) Able to withstand the cold of winter.
- (n.) A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole.
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Definition of: HYDRA
- (n.) A serpent or monster in the lake or marsh of Lerna, in the Peloponnesus, represented as having many heads, one of which, when cut off, was immediately succeeded by two others, unless the wound was cauterized. It was slain by Hercules. Hence, a terrible monster.
- (n.) Hence: A multifarious evil, or an evil having many sources; not to be overcome by a single effort.
- (n.) Any small fresh-water hydroid of the genus Hydra, usually found attached to sticks, stones, etc., by a basal sucker.
- (n.) A southern constellation of great length lying southerly from Cancer, Leo, and Virgo.