gray-haired


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Adj.1.gray-haired - showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
Translations

gray-haired

أَشْيَب šedovlasý gråhåret grauhaarig γκριζομάλλης canoso harmaahiuksinen grisonnant sijed brizzolato 白髪のある 백발의 grijsharig gråhåret siwowłosy grisalho седой gråhårig ที่มีผมสีเทา beyaz saçlı tóc bạc 头发灰白的
References in classic literature ?
And though' Grandfather was old and gray-haired, yet his heart leaped with joy whenever little Alice came fluttering, like a butterfly, into the room.
There was also another woman there in a plain black dress, quite gray-haired, sitting very erect on her chair with some sewing, from which she snatched side-glances in his direction, and uttering not a single word during all the time of my call.
The broad chest heaved, the muscles of the face gave way, and the gray-haired man burst into loud sobs.
The combatants were placed face to face, each with several members of his own corps about him to assist; two seconds, well padded, and with swords in their hands, took their stations; a student belonging to neither of the opposing corps placed himself in a good position to umpire the combat; another student stood by with a watch and a memorandum-book to keep record of the time and the number and nature of the wounds; a gray-haired surgeon was present with his lint, his bandages, and his instruments.
The gray-haired valet was sitting drowsily listening to the snoring of the prince, who was in his large study.
She was a gray-haired woman of masculine appearance, who had been night-nurse in the casualty department for twenty years.
It was now the young girl's turn to be the nurse,--the guardian, the playmate, --or whatever is the fitter phrase,--of the gray-haired man.
She had a fair face and pretty voice, and it is pleasant to picture the gray-haired poet sitting at his organ playing while his wife sings.
The council will not break up until the banquet," remarked a gray-haired squire.
After he had taken a few turns backward and forward, alone, he was joined by a spare, quiet, gray-haired man, whose personal appearance was totally devoid of marked character of any kind; whose inexpressive face and conventionally-quiet manner presented nothing that attracted approval and nothing that inspired dislike.
The recent article "The Modern Hunter's Checklist" (October 2017 issue) by John Barsness, couldn't have been more timely for this old gray-haired deer hunter.
Most of them were gray-haired, some were bald-headed while others were too young to sit cool somewhere.