greybeard

[ grey-beerd ]
/ ˈgreɪˌbɪərd /
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noun

Definition for greybeard (2 of 2)

graybeard

or grey·beard

[ grey-beerd ]
/ ˈgreɪˌbɪərd /

noun

Sometimes Disparaging. a man whose beard is gray; old man; sage.

Origin of graybeard

First recorded in 1570–80; gray1 + beard
Related formsgray·beard·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for greybeard

greybeard

US graybeard

/ (ˈɡreɪˌbɪəd) /

noun

an old man, esp a sage
a large stoneware or earthenware jar or jug for spirits
Derived Formsgreybearded or US graybearded, adjective
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