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[hwahyt-haird, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˈhɛərd, ˈwaɪt-/
having hair that is white.
white-headed (def 3).
Origin of white-haired
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at white, hair, -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Santa Maria of the Toledo, the white-haired protectress of the strangers!

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
  • Ellen stared directly into the eyes of the white-haired old man.

    The Mind Master Arthur J. Burks
  • There was that other, that white-haired, lonely man who had said, “Because you love this little Joan.”

    The Golden Woman Ridgwell Cullum
  • It was a glance which only the white-haired man could have understood.

    The Golden Woman Ridgwell Cullum
  • The white-haired surgeon turned to the leader of the vigilantes.

    The Mountain Divide Frank H. Spearman

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