tender-hefted

adjective
tender-heft·​ed

Definition of tender-hefted

archaic
: tenderhearted thy tender-hefted nature shall not give thee o'er to harshness— Shakespeare

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History and Etymology for tender-hefted

tender entry 1 + heft (alteration of haft handle) + -ed

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“Tender-hefted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tender-hefted. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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