Sometimes Disparaging. a man whose beard is gray; old man; sage.
Origin of graybeard
Related formsgray·beard·ed, adjective
First recorded in 1570–80; gray1
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Examples from the Web for greybeard
Historical Examples of greybeard
At first, Greybeard helped them; but, later, they had to do their own work.
Greybeard heard Fleetfoot speak his name and he came to the spot.
Then it was that Fleetfoot learned that Greybeard was Nimble-finger.
He watched Greybeard as he worked and he listened to all he said.
Fleetfoot ran ahead of Greybeard and found Flaker on the ground.
British Dictionary definitions for greybeard
Derived Formsgreybearded or US graybearded, adjective
an old man, esp a sage
a large stoneware or earthenware jar or jug for spirits
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