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whitebeard

[ hwahyt-beerd, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌbɪərd, ˈwaɪt- /
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noun
an old man, especially one with a white or gray beard.
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Origin of whitebeard

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at white, beard
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How to use whitebeard in a sentence

  • Gunnar asked him what the matter was, and Whitebeard gnashed his gums together.

    Frey and His Wife|Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • "If she were worth twenty crowns, and my comrade Arnold desired me to do so," said the old whitebeard.

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