hardiment

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noun har·di·ment \ˈhär-dē-mənt\

Definition of hardiment

  1. 1 archaic :  hardihood

  2. 2 obsolete :  a bold deed

Origin and Etymology of hardiment

Middle English, from Anglo-French hardiement, from hardi bold, hardy


First Known Use: 15th century


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