Methuselah

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Me·thu·se·lah 1

 (mə-tho͞o′zə-lə)
A biblical patriarch said to have lived 969 years.

Me·thu·se·lah 2

 (mə-tho͞o′zə-lə)
n.
An extremely old or long-lived man.

Methuselah

(məˈθjuːzələ)
n
a wine bottle holding the equivalent of eight normal bottles

Methuselah

(mɪˈθjuːzələ)
n
(Bible) Old Testament a patriarch supposed to have lived 969 years (Genesis 5:21–27) who has come to be regarded as epitomizing longevity. Douay spelling: Mathusala

Me•thu•se•lah

(məˈθu zə lə, -ˈθuz lə)

n.
1. a patriarch who lived 969 years. Gen. 5:27.
2. (often l.c.) a wine bottle holding 6½ qt. (6 l).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Methuselah - (Old Testament) a patriarch (grandfather of Noah) who is said to have lived 969 yearsMethuselah - (Old Testament) a patriarch (grandfather of Noah) who is said to have lived 969 years
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
2.Methuselah - a man who is very oldMethuselah - a man who is very old    
codger, old codger - used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
patriarch - a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
Translations

Methuselah

[mɪˈθjuːzələ] NMatusalén

Methuselah

nMethusalem m; as old as Methuselahso alt wie Methusalem
References in classic literature ?
He's as tough as old whatdyecallum--old Methusalem.
The work was supported by the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), the Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT), the Belgian Science Policy Office Interuniversity Attraction Poles (IAP) program, and the Flemish government-initiated Methusalem excellence grant.
The authors acknowledge the support of the Belgian American Education Foundation, the Methusalem Foundation, the ZAP, VUB OZR and the Interconnect Focus Center, one of six research centers funded under the Focus Center Research Program (FCRP), a Semiconductor Research Corporation entity.