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hawr

  • n  ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
  • s  showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    nodded his hoary head

  • There was a heavy dew next morning and "upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small round thing, as small as the hoar frost on the ground.
  • Do not let his hoar head go peacefully down to the grave.
  • He might have shown a preference in the naming of his earldom for some title as hoar in honor as the first half of that possessed by nouveau Lord Oxford and Asquith.

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