This is usually used in a derogatory sense actually, Although hardshaw used to mean you were tough or fearless etc etc, these days its used to challenge old fashioned ideals of rugged alpha manliness.
awwwwww locko not payin onta the bus ye fukin hardshaw ye (heckling in the bacground)
by chomskola August 07, 2006
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Wrestling with cows would lead to a person being known as a Hardshaw.
Linda is a hardshaw she got her nose pierced
by t1dylad January 16, 2004