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hoary-eyed

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hoary-eyed

adjective

Drunk: He would be orry-eyed before nightfall

[1940s+; origin uncertain; perhaps fr hoary, ''frosty, hence icy, glazed,'' with later dropping of the h to avoid whore]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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