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Hard By

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Near. Hard means close, pressed close together; hence firm or solid, in close proximity to.

“Hard by a sheltering wood.”


David Mallet: Edwin and Emma.

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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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Happy the People whose Annals are Tiresome
Hapsburg
Har
Har
Haram or Harem
Harapha
Harbinger
Harcourt’s Round Table
Hard
Hard By
Hard Lines
Hard Up
Hard as Nails
Hard as a Stone
Hard as the Nether Millstone
Hardouin
Hardy (Letitia)
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Hare-brained, or Hair-brained
Harefoot