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grey-headed

[grey-hed-id] /ˈgreɪˈhɛd ɪd/
adjective

gray-headed

or grey-headed

[grey-hed-id] /ˈgreɪˈhɛd ɪd/
adjective
1.
having gray hair.
2.
of or relating to old age or old people.
3.
old.
Origin of gray-headed
1525-1535
First recorded in 1525-35
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  • He was ridiculously relieved to see that the man who stood by their side was grey-headed.

    The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Broad turned to the grey-headed postmaster with a loud guffaw.

    The Hound From The North Ridgwell Cullum
  • One or two more we've got that were grey-headed in the seventies.

    The Dop Doctor

    Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • He was a grey-headed, fine-looking, most respectable black man.

    Daisy Elizabeth Wetherell
  • I and my chimney, two grey-headed old smokers, reside in the country.

    I and My Chimney Herman Melville
  • They may take me prisoner; but, old and grey-headed, it is more likely they may not think it worth while.

    Yr Ynys Unyg Julia de Winton
  • "I can well believe it, Sir, I can well believe it," said the grey-headed Father.

    Yr Ynys Unyg Julia de Winton
  • The door opens, and the grey-headed Father appears with the newspapers.

    Yr Ynys Unyg Julia de Winton
  • Three grey-headed Burgtheeren and three old maidens must go with her.

  • One of his chief offences was committed when he was old and grey-headed.

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