n.1.(Zool.) The ruddy duck.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I could say I am the tough-headed one and also sometimes the sweet daughter, at times.
Whilst there is a clear need for tough-headed reforms to the way that the EU conducts its business, it remains the best way forward for us to achieve our goals, be they economic, social or environmental.
It will need a tough-headed minister to deal with it.
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