greybeard

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greybeard

(ˈɡreɪˌbɪəd) or

graybeard

n
1. an old man, esp a sage
2. (Ceramics) a large stoneware or earthenware jar or jug for spirits
ˈgreyˌbearded, ˈgrayˌbearded adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greybeard - a man who is very oldgreybeard - 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
2.greybeard - a stoneware drinking jug with a long neckgreybeard - a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
jug - a large bottle with a narrow mouth
Translations

greybeard

graybeard (US) [ˈgreɪbɪəd] N (liter) → anciano m, viejo m

greybeard

[ˈgreɪˌbɪəd] nvecchio
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