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hoary
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
old-fashioned

or more rarely:  appearing old

even more rarely:  covered with fine whitish hairs or down
  • The air, afflicted to pallor with the hoary multitudes that infested it, twisted and spun them eccentrically, suggesting an achromatic chaos of things.
    5 — The Woman Pays (80% in)

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