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Meaning of GRAYBEARD

Pronunciation:  'grey`beerd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
  2. [n]  a man who is very old
 

GRAYBEARD is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: bellarmine, greybeard, longbeard, Methuselah, old man
 
 See Also: adult male, antique, codger, gaffer, jug, man, mossback, old codger, old geezer, old person, oldster, oldtimer, old-timer, patriarch, senior citizen

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gray"beard`\, n.
An old man. --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: centenarian, dotard, elder, Father Time, gaffer, geezer, golden-ager, gramps, grandfather, grandsire, grayhair, gray-headed person, grisard, Methuselah, Nestor, nonagenarian, octogenarian, old chap, old codger, old dog, old duffer, old geezer, old gent, old gentleman, old man, Old Paar, old party, older, oldster, old-timer, pantaloon, patriarch, presbyter, senior citizen, septuagenarian, sexagenarian, the quiet-voiced elders, venerable sir, veteran
 

 

 

 

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