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greybeard

Definitions of greybeard
  1. noun
    a man who is very old
    synonyms: Methuselah, graybeard, old man
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    types:
    codger, old codger
    used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man
    antique, gaffer, old geezer, old-timer, oldtimer
    an elderly man
    patriarch
    a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
    type of:
    adult male, man
    an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    golden ager, old person, oldster, senior citizen
    an elderly person
  2. noun
    a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
    synonyms: bellarmine, long-beard, longbeard
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    type of:
    jug
    a large bottle with a narrow mouth
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