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

Derived forms: greybeards

Type of: adult male, bozo [N. Amer, informal], cat [N. Amer, informal], chappie [Brit, informal], geezer [Brit, informal], golden ager [N. Amer, informal], guy [informal], hombre [N. Amer, informal], jug, man, old person, oldster [N. Amer, informal], senior citizen, sod [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Greybeard