Definitions for hoarhɔr, hoʊr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hoarhɔr, hoʊr(n.)

  1. hoarfrost; rime.

    Category: Meteorology

  2. (adj.)hoary.

Origin of hoar:

bef. 900; ME hor, OE hār, c. OS, OHG hēr old, ON hārr gray with age

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frost, hoar, hoarfrost, rime(adj)

    ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)

  2. grey, gray, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired(adj)

    showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

    "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"

Wiktionary

  1. hoar(Adjective)

    Of a white or greyish-white colour.

  2. Origin: From hore, from har, from hairaz, from ḱēy(w)-. Cognate with hehr, caerulus, caeruleus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hoar(adj)

    white, or grayish white; as, hoar frost; hoar cliffs

  2. Hoar(adj)

    gray or white with age; hoary

  3. Hoar(adj)

    musty; moldy; stale

  4. Hoar(noun)

    hoariness; antiquity

  5. Hoar(verb)

    to become moldy or musty

Freebase

  1. Hoar

    Hoar, is a fictional Faerûnian deity of the Forgotten Realms campaign setting, for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. He is the deity of revenge, retribution and poetic justice.

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