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Case-hardened

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Impenetrable to all sense of honour or shame. The allusion is to iron toughened by carbonising the surface in contact with charcoal in a case or closed box. It is done by heat.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Carthaginian Faith
Carthusians
Cartoons
Cartridge Paper
Caryates or Caryatids
Caryatic Order or Caryatidic Order
Casabianca
Casca
Case (To)
Case-hardened
Cashier
Casino
Casket Homer
Caspar
Cassandra
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Cassi
Cassibelan
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