hard-fisted

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hard-fisted (comparative more hard-fisted, superlative most hard-fisted)

  1. Having hard or strong hands.
    a hard-fisted labourer
  2. covetous; niggardly
    • (Can we date this quote by Bishop Joseph Hall and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      It is easy to observe, that none are so gripple and hard fisted, as the childless []