Horny-handed
Horny-handed Horn"y-hand`ed, a. Having the hands horny and callous from labor. [1913 Webster]

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  • horny handed — adj. having callous hands from work …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • horny — Of the nature or structure of horn. SYN: keratinous (2). * * * horny hȯr nē adj, horn·i·er; est 1 a) composed of or resembling tough fibrous material consisting chiefly of keratin: KERATINOUS <horny tissue> <after the horny material has …   Medical dictionary

  • horny — adjective (hornier; est) Date: 14th century 1. a. of or made of horn b. hard, callous < horny handed > c. compact and homogeneous with a dull luster used of a mineral 2. having horns 3. [horn erect pe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • horny — adj. (hornier, horniest) 1 of or like horn. 2 hard like horn, callous (horny handed). 3 sl. sexually excited. Derivatives: horniness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard-handed — a. 1. Hard fisted, horny handed, stout handed. 2. Severe, rigorous, high handed, oppressive …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • hard-fisted — a. 1. Avaricious, covetous, niggardly, sordid, stingy, mercenary, mean, closefisted, illberal, ungenerous. 2. Stout fisted, hard handed, horny handed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Snell — Snell, a. [AS. snell; akin to D. snel, G. schnell, OHG. snel, Icel. snjallr valiant.] Active; brisk; nimble; quick; sharp. [Archaic or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] That horny handed, snell, peremptory little man. Dr. J. Brown. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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