Definition of horrent in English:
1(Of a person’s hair) standing on end: their distorted limbs and horrent hair
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- To the left of Avalokite vara sits the red Hayagriva with hairs horrent and a third additional eye.
- But, remember, you will have passed the Rubicon, when once you have been shaven: if you repent, and let your beard grow, your mouth will by-and-by show no longer what Messer Angelo calls the divine prerogative of lips, but will appear like a dark cavern fringed with horrent brambles.
mid 17th century: from Latin horrent- '(of hair) standing on end', from the verb horrere.
Definition of horrent in:
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