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Hoary

Hoar´y
a.1.White or whitish.
2.White or gray with age; hoar; as, hoary hairs.
Reverence the hoary head.
- Dr. T. Dwight.
3.remote in time past; as, hoary antiquity.
4.Moldy; mossy; musty.
5.(Zool.) Of a pale silvery gray.
6.(Bot.) Covered with short, dense, grayish white hairs; canescent.
Hoary bat
(Zool.) an American bat (Atalapha cinerea), having the hair yellowish, or brown, tipped with white.
Adj.1.hoary - showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"
2.hoary - ancient; "hoary jokes"
Synonyms: rusty
3.hoary - covered with fine whitish hairs or down
Synonyms: canescent
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