1. hard beech tall New Zealand tree yielding very hard wood
  2. hardback having a hard back or cover
  3. hardbake a British sweet made with molasses and butter and almonds
  4. red beech North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts
  5. hard-baked baked until hard
  6. hardtack very firm unsalted biscuit or bread
  7. heart block recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat
  8. hark back go back to something earlier
  9. hardball baseball as distinguished from softball
  10. hard tick ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
  11. heartbreak intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one
  12. hartebeest a large African antelope with lyre-shaped horns that curve backward
  13. hardbacked having a hard back or cover
  14. hard copy (computer science) matter that is held in a computer and is typed or printed on paper
  15. heartbeat the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
  16. hold back refrain from doing
  17. handbook a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
  18. hand-pick pick personally and very carefully
  19. handbag a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
  20. hard put facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty