[n] English novelist and poet (1840-1928)
[n] United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
[adj] able to survive under unfavorable conditions; "strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"; "camels are tough and hardy creatures"
[adj] resolute and without fear
[adj] having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships; "hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud of her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young athletes"
doughty, fearless, manful, manlike, manly, Oliver Hardy, robust, rugged, stalwart, stout, sturdy, Thomas Hardy