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Noun: graybeard  'grey,beerd
Usage: US (elsewhere: greybeard)
  1. A man who is very old
    - old man, greybeard [Brit, Cdn], Methuselah
  2. A stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
    - bellarmine, longbeard, long-beard, greybeard [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: graybeards

Type of: adult male, golden ager, jug, man, old person, oldster [N. Amer], senior citizen

Encyclopedia: Graybeard