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hoary
used in The Two Towers

2 uses
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Definition old-fashioned

or more rarely:  appearing old

even more rarely:  covered with fine whitish hairs or down
  • Great trees, bare and silent, stood, rank on rank, with tangled bough and hoary head; their twisted roots were buried in the long green grass.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- Helm's Deep (95% in)
  • Great ilexes of huge girth stood dark and solemn in wide glades with here and there among them hoary ash-trees. and giant oaks just putting out their brown-green buds.
    4.7 -- Book 4 Chapter 7 -- Journey to the Cross-roads (30% in)

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