1892today's wwftd is... haar
- Feb 9, 2014the worthless word for the day is: haar
[related to Dutch dialect harig, damp]
east Eng. : a cold sea mist or fog off the North Sea
"There were two of them in the van that early morning,
lights on to combat the haar which blew in from the
North Sea. It was thick and white like smoke."
- Ian Rankin, The Black Book (1993)