hoar definition

  • adjective:
    • Hoary.
    • Of a white or greyish-white color.
    • Hoarily bearded.
    • White, or grayish white.
    • Gray or white with age; hoary.
    • Musty; moldy; stale.
    • showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white tresses
  • noun:
    • Hoarfrost.
    • A white or greyish-white color.
    • Hoariness; antiquity.
    • Hoariness; antiquity.
    • ice crystals developing a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
  • verb:
    • to be mouldy or musty.
  • verb-transitive:
    • In order to become moldy or musty.
  • others:
    • White: as, hoar-frost (see hoar-frost); hoar high cliffs.
    • Gray, just like age; hoary: because, hoar locks.
    • Hence Old; old; antique.
    • Moldy; musty.
    • In order to become white or hoar.
    • To become moldy or musty.
    • In order to make white or hoary.

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