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hoary

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Better to have loved a short man than never to have loved a tall.
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Adjective

hoary (comparative hoarier, superlative hoariest)

Positive
hoary

Comparative
hoarier

Superlative
hoariest

  1. white or gray with age
    the old man bowed his hoary head in acquiescence
  2. (zoology) of a pale silvery gray.
  3. (botany) covered with short, dense, grayish white hairs; canescent
  4. (obsolete) remote in time past
  5. (obsolete) moldy; mossy; musty

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