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NOUN (1)

1. ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside);
[syn: frost, hoar, hoarfrost, rime]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair;
- Example: "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
- Example: "nodded his hoary head"
[syn: grey, gray, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hoar \Hoar\, v. t. [AS. h[=a]rian to grow gray.] To become moldy or musty. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hoar \Hoar\, a. [OE. hor, har, AS. h[=a]r; akin to Icel. h[=a]rr, and to OHG. h[=e]r illustrious, magnificent; cf. Icel. Hei[eth] brightness of the sky, Goth. hais torch, Skr. k[=e]tus light, torch. Cf. Hoary.] 1. White, or grayish white; as, hoar frost; hoar cliffs. "Hoar waters." --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Gray or white with age; hoary. [1913 Webster] Whose beard with age is hoar. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] Old trees with trunks all hoar. --Byron. [1913 Webster] 3. Musty; moldy; stale. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hoar \Hoar\, n. Hoariness; antiquity. [R.] [1913 Webster] Covered with the awful hoar of innumerable ages. --Burke. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hoar adj 1: showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head" [syn: grey, gray, grey- haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired] n 1: ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside) [syn: frost, hoar, hoarfrost, rime]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

62 Moby Thesaurus words for "hoar": Jack Frost, advanced, advanced in life, advanced in years, aged, along in years, ancient, argent, argentine, black frost, canescent, chalky, cretaceous, elderly, fleecy-white, frost, frost line, frost smoke, frosted, frosty, gray, gray with age, gray-haired, gray-headed, grizzled, grizzly, grown old, hoarfrost, hoary, killing frost, lactescent, lily-white, marble, marmoreal, milky, niveous, old, old as Methuselah, patriarchal, platinum, pure white, rime, rime frost, senectuous, sharp frost, silver, silvered, silvery, snow-white, snowy, swan-white, venerable, white, white as snow, white frost, white with age, white-bearded, white-crowned, white-haired, wrinkled, wrinkly, years old