Definition of Hoarfrosts

1. Noun. (plural of hoarfrost) ¹



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Definition of Hoarfrosts

1. hoarfrost [n] - See also: hoarfrost

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoarfrosts

hoar-frost
hoar-frosts
hoar frost
hoard
hoarded
hoarded wealth
hoarder
hoarders
hoarding
hoardingly
hoardings
hoards
hoared
hoarfrost
hoarfrosted
hoarfrosts
hoarhead
hoarheads
hoarhound
hoarhounds
hoarier
hoariest
hoarily
hoariness
hoarinesses
hoaring
hoars
hoarse
hoarsely
hoarsen

Literary usage of Hoarfrosts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"They are able to fly with ease from one shore to another, and as each successive night the hoarfrosts cover the country, and the streams are closed over by ..."

2. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Reuben Gold Thwaites, Jesuits (1897)
"... in truth what can be the cause of these hoarfrosts and cold, so mnch greater than we usually have in France? For it is well to consider it, ..."

3. The History of France from the Earliest Times to 1848 by Guizot (François), Witt (Henriette Elizabeth) (1885)
"... thwarted, frozen to death by the hoarfrosts of Paris; he took the road back to Rome in November, 1642, on the pretext of going to fetch his wife, ..."

4. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"To add to these misfortunes, when spring cornes, the farmer, in his fear of autumn hoarfrosts blighting the almost ripened ear, is a day early in sowing, ..."

5. The Historical Geography of the Holy Land: Especially in Relation to the by George Adam Smith (1894)
"2 Burckhardt (Travels in Syria, 92) reports strong hoarfrosts in November in Hauran. Merrill (East of Jordan, 358) found ice in the heart of Gilead on March ..."

6. Library of Southern Literature by John Calvin Metcalf (1909)
"WE do not know why it is, and always has been, that winter is described in gloomy colors. It may be that the hoarfrosts, and the glittering icicles, ..."

7. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1799)
"There had been considerable hoarfrosts before Christmas ; and afterward,- a fall of rain and frozen matter, mixed together, glazed the smallest twigs to ..."

8. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1799)
"There had been considerable hoarfrosts before Christmas ; and afterward, a fall of rain and frozen matter, ..."

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