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hoar

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adjective \ ˈhȯr \

Definition of hoar

Examples of hoar in a Sentence

  1. the hoar and crumbling stones of ruined temples

Origin and Etymology of hoar

Middle English hor, from Old English hār; akin to Old High German hēr hoary


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hoar

noun

Definition of hoar

:frost 1b

Examples of hoar in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of hoar

Middle English hor hoariness, from hor, adjective

hoar Synonyms

Synonyms
frost, hoarfrost, rime
Related Words
frostwork

Other Climate/Meteorology Terms


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