Definition of Ni-hard
1. Noun. Cast iron to which nickel has been added to make it resist abrasion.
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Literary usage of Ni-hard
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1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"CALLOUSNESS, (kal'-lus-nes) ni Hard ness ; insensibility. CALLUS, (.kal'-lus) ns An induration of the fibres ; the hard substance by which broken bones are ..."
2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1902)
"... when covered «ni: hard cardboard, produced pretty good printing with little " make-ready." Mechanical Overlays. — Other innovations looking to the ..."
3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1895)
"... there wass the right chil' laying in the cradle lookin' as well as aver and smilin' in his face. It's a thrue story, every word of it, for hev'nI hard ..."