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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See hoarfrost.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Hoarfrost.


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  • A cold, dim light just touched the high roofs of the Tuileries which have seen such changes, such distracted crowds, such riot and bloodshed; and they looked as calm, and as old, all covered with white frost, as the very Pyramids.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • It is of purest silver, and shines like white frost; and as for your kingdom, the name of it is Rest, and here the entrance to it. "

    The Silver Crown Another Book of Fables


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