Definitions for hoarhɔr, hoʊr
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Origin of hoar:
bef. 900; ME hor, OE hār, c. OS, OHG hēr old, ON hārr gray with age
frost, hoar, hoarfrost, rime(adj)
ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
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"
Of a white or greyish-white colour.
Origin: From hore, from har, from hairaz, from ḱēy(w)-. Cognate with hehr, caerulus, caeruleus.
white, or grayish white; as, hoar frost; hoar cliffs
gray or white with age; hoary
musty; moldy; stale
to become moldy or musty