[hawr-frawst, -frost, hohr-] /ˈhɔrˌfrɔst, -ˌfrɒst, ˈhoʊr-/ noun 1. (def 2). /ˈhɔːˌfrɒst/ noun 1. a deposit of needle-like ice crystals formed on the ground by direct condensation at temperatures below freezing point Also called white frost n. c.1300, hore-forst; see hoar + frost (n.). hoarfrost (hôr’frôst’) Frozen dew that forms a white coating on a surface.
[hawr-hound, hohr-] /ˈhɔrˌhaʊnd, ˈhoʊr-/ noun 1. . [hawr-hound, hohr-] /ˈhɔrˌhaʊnd, ˈhoʊr-/ noun 1. an Old World plant, Marrubium vulgare, of the mint family, having downy leaves and small, whitish flowers, and containing a bitter, medicinal juice that is used as an expectorant, vermifuge, and laxative. 2. any of various plants of the mint family. 3. […]
[hawr, hohr] /hɔr, hoʊr/ noun 1. hoarfrost; rime. 2. a coating or appearance. adjective 3. . /hɔː/ noun 1. short for hoarfrost adjective 2. (rare) covered with hoarfrost 3. (archaic) a poetic variant of hoary adj. Old English har “hoary, gray, venerable, old,” the connecting notion being gray hair, from Proto-Germanic *haira (cf. Old Norse […]
[hawrs, hohrs] /hɔrs, hoʊrs/ adjective, hoarser, hoarsest. 1. having a vocal tone characterized by weakness of intensity and excessive breathiness; husky: the hoarse voice of the auctioneer. 2. having a raucous voice. 3. making a harsh, low sound. /hɔːs/ adjective 1. gratingly harsh or raucous in tone 2. low, harsh, and lacking in intensity: a […]