Hoary bat
Hoary Hoar"y, a. 1. White or whitish. ``The hoary willows.'' --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. White or gray with age; hoar; as, hoary hairs. [1913 Webster]

Reverence the hoary head. --Dr. T. Dwight. [1913 Webster]

3. Hence, remote in time past; as, hoary antiquity. [1913 Webster]

4. Moldy; mossy; musty. [Obs.] --Knolles. [1913 Webster]

5. (Zo["o]l.) Of a pale silvery gray. [1913 Webster]

6. (Bot.) Covered with short, dense, grayish white hairs; canescent. [1913 Webster]

{Hoary bat} (Zo["o]l.), an American bat ({Atalapha cinerea}), having the hair yellowish, or brown, tipped with white. [1913 Webster]


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