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hoarier (See hoary)
1 showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head" [syn: gray, grey, gray-haired, grey-haired, gray-headed, grey-headed, grizzly, hoar, white-haired]
2 ancient; "hoary jokes" [syn: rusty]
3 covered with fine whitish hairs or down [syn: canescent] [also: hoariest, hoarier]

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  1. comparative of hoary
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