What Does 'Hardscrabble' Mean?


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Madbiker McMad answered
That is correct - this is a red herring word. It is an adjective that means you get little for a lot of effort.

It is most often used to describe land where you are barely able to scrape a living, despite all your hard work.
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Anonymous answered
There is an area in trumbull county, warren, ohio called "hardscrabble". I never did know why.

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