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hoary
used in David Copperfield

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Definition old-fashioned

or more rarely:  appearing old

even more rarely:  covered with fine whitish hairs or down
  • I had not seen a coal fire, since I had left England three years ago: though many a wood fire had I watched, as it crumbled into hoary ashes, and mingled with the feathery heap upon the hearth, which not inaptly figured to me, in my despondency, my own dead hopes.
    Chapters 58-60 (55% in)

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