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hoarse

(hōrs),
Having a noisy voice.
[A.S. hās]

hoarse

(hôrs)
adj.
1. Rough or grating in sound, as of a voice.
2. Having or characterized by a husky, grating voice.

hoarse

(hōrs)
Having a rough, harsh voice.
[A.S. hās]
References in classic literature ?
Noirtier uttered a kind of hoarse, rattling sound; the old man's eyes sparkled, and the good doctor understood that he wished to behold his child.
At this moment she heard a hoarse laugh at her side, and turned to see what was the matter with the White Queen; but, instead of the Queen, there was the leg of mutton sitting in the chair.
The moaning water cast its seaweed duskily at their feet, when they turned to leave its margin; and the rooks hovered above them with hoarse cries, darker splashes in the darkening air.
She pulled hurriedly at the handle of the hoarse old bell, and the gate soon opened.
Where everybody took so active a part, it is almost invidious to make a distinction; but if one individual evinced greater powers than another, it was the coachman with the hoarse voice, who took an imperial pint of vinegar with his oysters, without betraying the least emotion.
The affirmative election, which held at the Hoarse Memorial Methodist Cathedral, Sabo, was supervised by the national secretary of CAN, Reverend (Dr) Musa Asake.
The difference between the mean scores of preoperative, postoperative stage I and postoperative stage II for all the three vowels /a/, /i/ and /u/ under the category: Hoarse, Harsh and Breathy were studied and statistically analyzed.
When we said goodbye, to Lenny of course, Terry just nodded, as if he was hoarse, And gave us a photo, of him and Len: A giant amongst lions, and a prince among men
But JP McManus remained calm as the pair fought tooth and nail to the line in front of a hoarse 57,000 first day crowd -- the legendary Irish gambler owns both horses.
If they swell they are unable to vibrate or close properly, meaning Turner will be hoarse, barely able to speak and certainly not sing.
Hoarse "The last two Saturdays we have been excellent.