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.
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. "