weath·​er·​worn | \ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌwȯrn \

Definition of weatherworn 

: worn by exposure to the weather

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One is filled with weatherworn stone crosses whose rounded forms suggest creatures from another world raising their arms in witness and protection. Margot Dougherty, WSJ, "In Ireland, a Getaway Far, Far Away," 6 Nov. 2018 An adult bald eagle, as majestic as a national emblem should be, stared intently at the silty sea from its perch high in a weatherworn cottonwood tree. Joseph Robertia, Alaska Dispatch News, "Noisy nightmare? Or dreamy campout in Seward?," 15 July 2017 Dozens of weatherworn rivets and other pieces of ancient hardware dangle from strings, creating the shape of a vessel; only the actual vessel is missing. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "‘Vikings,’ Here to Set the Record Straight," 4 Feb. 2016

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1609, in the meaning defined above

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