- Obs. moldy; stale
Origin of hoarMiddle English hore ; from Old English har, akin to German hehr, venerable ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ?ei-, term for dark colors, gray, brown from source hue, Old Norse harr, gray, old, Polish szary, gray
Origin of hoarMiddle English hor, from Old English har.
(third-person singular simple present hoars, present participle hoaring, simple past and past participle hoared)