hardhanded

hard·hand·ed

 (härd′hăn′dĭd)
adj.
1. Having hands calloused or hardened by work.
2. Oppressive; tyrannical.

hardhanded

(ˌhɑːdˈhændɪd)
adj
having hard or thickened skin on the hands due to manual workharsh and domineering
ˌhardˈhandedness n
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If they are strict with the students, it is described as hardhanded.
Too crooked across a straight delivery from Babar on day three, he was now too hardhanded against the same bowler, shooting the ball off the bat straight into the lap of silly point.
Far from free, their "City upon a Hill" was a hardhanded theocracy.