hoar

adjective
\ ˈhȯr How to pronounce hoar (audio) \

Definition of hoar

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: hoary

hoar

noun

Definition of hoar (Entry 2 of 2)

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Synonyms: Adjective

Synonyms: Noun

Antonyms: Adjective

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Examples of hoar in a Sentence

Adjective the hoar and crumbling stones of ruined temples Noun the hoar-covered meadow gleamed in the early-morning sun

First Known Use of hoar

Adjective

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hoar

Adjective

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

Noun

Middle English hor hoariness, from hor, adjective

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The first known use of hoar was before the 12th century

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“Hoar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoar. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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