Hoarder to Hoe

(Hoard"er) n. One who hoards.

(Hoard"ing) n. [From OF. hourd, hourt, barrier, palisade, of German or Dutch origin; cf. D. horde hurdle, fence, G. horde, hürde; akin to E. hurdle. &radic16. See Hurdle.]

1. (Arch.) A screen of boards inclosing a house and materials while builders are at work. [Eng.]

Posted on every dead wall and hoarding.
London Graphic.

2. A fence, barrier, or cover, inclosing, surrounding, or concealing something.

The whole arrangement was surrounded by a hoarding, the space within which was divided into compartments by sheets of tin.

(Hoared) a. Moldy; musty. [Obs.] Granmer.

(Hoar"frost`) n. The white particles formed by the congelation of dew; white frost. [Written also horefrost. See Hoar, a.]

He scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.
Ps. cxlvii. 16.

(Hoar"hound`) n. Same as Horehound.

(Hoar"i*ness) n. [From Hoary.] The state of being hoary. Dryden.

(Hoarse) a. [Compar. Hoarser superl. Hoarsest.] [OE. hors, also hos, has, AS. has; akin to D. heesch, G. heiser, Icel. hass, Dan. hæs, Sw. hes. Cf. Prov. E. heazy.]

1. Having a harsh, rough, grating voice or sound, as when affected with a cold; making a rough, harsh cry or sound; as, the hoarse raven.

The hoarse resounding shore.

2. Harsh; grating; discordant; — said of any sound.

(Hoarse"ly), adv. With a harsh, grating sound or voice.

(Hoars"en) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hoarsened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hoarsening.] To make hoarse.

I shall be obliged to hoarsen my voice.

(Hoarse"ness) n. Harshness or roughness of voice or sound, due to mucus collected on the vocal cords, or to swelling or looseness of the cords.

(Hoar"stone`) n. A stone designating the bounds of an estate; a landmark. Halliwell.

(Hoar"y) a.

1. White or whitish. "The hoary willows." Addison.

2. White or gray with age; hoar; as, hoary hairs.

Reverence the hoary head.
Dr. T. Dwight.

3. Hence, remote in time past; as, hoary antiquity.

4. Moldy; mossy; musty. [Obs.] Knolles.

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