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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. 2017.
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  • There was some reason mingled with this white-haired old peasant's profanity.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
  • Another officer came up, a general, white-haired and sombre.

    Lorraine Robert W. Chambers
  • Ere he raised it the white-haired man had sprung upon him like a tiger, and seized his throat in his brawny hands.

  • The Rockpointers gazed at the white-haired man in astonishment.

  • The girls looked up to see a white-haired, pleasant-faced old man of about seventy years standing in the garden.

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