1965J. BennettHawk Alone 205He was independent then and hardegat and people did it his way or not at all.
1975J.H. Picard inEng. Usage in Sn Afr.Vol.6No.1, 37The expression hardegat refers to a most stubborn person — this is of recent coinage.
1983D. Beckett inFrontline Feb. 33The people who seek seriously to talk turkey about how to come to terms with a truly race-free South Africa, have no need to feel irrelevant. Let them consider the mess that the hardegat option wrought to the north of us; and be fortified.
1984R. Leaver inFrontline Mar. 39Those rare English Nats of the 50’s and 60’s were often peculiarly hardegat types, often bent on proving their belongingness by outRighting the Right.
1990Weekly Mail 21 Dec. (Suppl.) 7Once South Africa started to change..its hardegat attitude to the outside world,..a great deal more would follow.
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