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Hale vs. Hardy — What's the Difference?

Hale vs. Hardy — What's the Difference?

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Hale

Free from infirmity or illness; sound.

Hardy

Having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships.

Hale

To compel to go
"In short order the human rights campaign was haled before a high court of indignation" (Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.).

Hardy

(botany) Able to survive adverse growing conditions.
A hardy plant is one that can withstand the extremes of climate, such as frost.

Hale

(Archaic) To pull, draw, drag, or hoist.
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Hardy

Brave and resolute.

Hale

(dated) Sound, entire, healthy; robust, not impaired.

Hardy

Impudent.

Hale

(archaic) Health, welfare.

Hardy

Anything, especially a plant, that is hardy.

Hale

To drag or pull, especially forcibly.

Hardy

A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole.

Hale

Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale body.
Last year we thought him strong and hale.

Hardy

Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolute; intrepid.
Hap helpeth hardy man alway.

Hale

Welfare.
All heedless of his dearest hale.

Hardy

Confident; full of assurance; in a bad sense, morally hardened; shameless.

Hale

To pull; to drag; to haul.
Easier both to freight, and to hale ashore.
As some dark priest hales the reluctant victim.

Hardy

Strong; firm; compact.
[A] blast may shake in pieces his hardy fabric.

Hale

A soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)

Hardy

Inured to fatigue or hardships; strong; capable of endurance; as, a hardy veteran; a hardy mariner.

Hale

United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)

Hardy

Able to withstand the cold of winter.

Hale

Prolific United States writer (1822-1909)

Hardy

A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole.

Hale

To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
She forced him to take a job in the city
He squeezed her for information

Hardy

United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)

Hale

Draw slowly or heavily;
Haul stones
Haul nets

Hardy

English novelist and poet (1840-1928)

Hale

Exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health;
Hale and hearty
Whole in mind and body
A whole person again

Hardy

Having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships;
Hardy explorers of northern Canada
Proud of her tall stalwart son
Stout seamen
Sturdy young athletes

Hardy

Resolute and without fear

Hardy

Able to survive under unfavorable conditions;
Strawberries are hardy and easy to grow
Camels are tough and hardy creatures

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