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white-haired

[hwahyt-haird, wahyt-]
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adjective
  1. having hair that is white.
  2. white-headed(def 3).

Origin of white-haired

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at white, hair, -ed3
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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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