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hardy US English

Robust; capable of enduring difficult conditions

Hardy, Thomas US English

(1840–1928), English novelist and poet. Much of his work deals with the struggle against the indifferent force that inflicts the sufferings and ironies of life. Notable works: The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the D’Urbervilles (1891), and Jude the Obscure (1896)

half-hardy US English

(Of a plant) able to grow outdoors at all times except in severe frost

Hardy, Oliver US English

see Laurel and Hardy.

hardy annual US English

An annual plant that may be sown in the open ground

hardy perennial US English

A perennial plant that can survive outside unprotected over the winter

Laurel and Hardy US English

US comedy duo that consisted of Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson) (1890–1965) and Oliver Hardy (1892–1957). British-born Laurel played the scatterbrained and often tearful innocent; Hardy played his pompous, overbearing, and frequently exasperated friend. They brought their distinctive slapstick comedy to many movies from 1927

Oliver Hardy in Laurel and Hardy US English

US comedy duo that consisted of Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson) (1890–1965) and Oliver Hardy (1892–1957). British-born Laurel played the scatterbrained and often tearful innocent; Hardy played his pompous, overbearing, and frequently exasperated friend. They brought their distinctive slapstick comedy to many movies from 1927

G. H. Hardy in Ramanujan, Srinivasa Aaiyangar US English

(1887–1920), Indian mathematician. He made a number of original discoveries in number theory, especially, in collaboration with G. H. Hardy (1877–1947), a theorem concerning the partition of numbers into a sum of smaller integers

Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton in Beaton, Sir Cecil US English

(1904–80), English photographer; full name Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton. He is noted for his fashion features and portraits of celebrities

hardy US Thesaurus

our tiny frail baby has grown into a strapping hardy man

hardy English-Spanish

fuerte

half-hardy English-Spanish

resistente