[ hawr, hohr ]
/ hɔr, hoʊr /
a hoary coating or appearance.
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Origin of hoar
before 900; Middle English hor, Old English hār; cognate with Old Norse hārr gray with age, Old Frisian hēr gray, Old High German hēr old (German hehr august, sublime)
Words nearby hoar
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Example sentences from the Web for hoars
Of course the Hoars had to suffer in common with the rest under the strike.Johnny Ludlow. First Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
British Dictionary definitions for hoars
/ (hɔː) /
short for hoarfrost
rare covered with hoarfrost
archaic a poetic variant of hoary
Word Origin for hoar
Old English hār; related to Old Norse hārr, Old High German hēr, Old Slavonic sěrǔ grey
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