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hard·head

 (härd′hĕd′)
n.
1. A shrewd, tough person.
2. A stubborn, unmovable person.
3. pl. hardhead or hard·heads Any of several fishes having a bony head, especially the Atlantic croaker.

hardheads

(ˈhɑːdˌhɛdz)
n
(Plants) (functioning as singular) a thistle-like plant, Centaurea nigra, native to Europe and introduced into North America and New Zealand, that has reddish-purple flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites). Also called: knapweed See also centaury2
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Noun1.hardheads - a weedy perennial with tough wiry stems and purple flowershardheads - a weedy perennial with tough wiry stems and purple flowers; native to Europe but widely naturalized
knapweed - any of various plants of the genus Centaurea having purple thistlelike flowers
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