Hardhead

Hard"head`

(-hd`), n. 1. Clash or collision of heads in contest. Dryden.
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2. (Zol.) (a) The menhaden. See Menhaden. [Local, U. S.] (b) Block's gurnard (Trigla gurnardus) of Europe. (c) A California salmon; the steelhead. (d) The gray whale. See Gray whale, under Gray. (e) A coarse American commercial sponge (Spongia dura).
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hard"head`ed

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hard"-head`ed

, a. Having sound judgment; sagacious; shrewd; practical and pragmatic. -- Hard"-head`ed*ness, n.
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