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hoar

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adjective \ˈhȯr\

Definition of hoar

  1. :  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


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hoar

noun

Definition of hoar

  1. :  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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