[hwahyt-haird, wahyt-]


Origin of white-haired

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

aging, senescent, white-haired, frosty, graying, silvery, whitish

Examples from the Web for white-haired

Contemporary Examples of white-haired

Historical Examples of white-haired

  • 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

  • It was a glance which only the white-haired man could have understood.

    The Golden Woman

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • There was that other, that white-haired, lonely man who had said, “Because you love this little Joan.”

    The Golden Woman

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • The white-haired surgeon turned to the leader of the vigilantes.

    The Mountain Divide

    Frank H. Spearman