hoar

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1hoar

adjective \ˈhr\

Definition of HOAR

:  hoary

Examples of HOAR

  1. <the hoar and crumbling stones of ruined temples>

Origin of HOAR

Middle English hor, from Old English hār; akin to Old High German hēr hoary
First Known Use: before 12th century

2hoar

noun

Definition of HOAR

:  frost 1b

Examples of HOAR

  1. <the hoar-covered meadow gleamed in the early-morning sun>

Origin of HOAR

Middle English hor hoariness, from hor, adjective
First Known Use: 1567

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