"hard lines" Definition

  1. hardship, difficulty. Soldiers’ term for hard duty on the lines in front of the enemy. LINES was formerly synonymous with _Lot_, _see_ Ps. xvi. 6.—_Bible version_—“The LINES are fallen unto me in pleasant places;” _Prayer-Book do._—“The LOT is fallen unto me in a fair ground.”

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Position in the dictionary: 1602 of 4022 slang words.
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