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somewhat hard,

Original French:  durette,

Modern French:  durette,


durette

Duret: m. ette: f. Somewhat hard, stiffe, solide; rough, harsh; difficile, inflexible; sturdie, rude, fierce.

Randle Cotgrave [–1634?]
A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongue
London: Adam Islip, 1611
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Posted 18 January 2013. Modified 25 November 2014.

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