gray-headed


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Synonyms for gray-headed

showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

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The room was soon filled with a motley assemblage, from the old gray-headed patriarch of eighty, to the young girl and lad of fifteen.
One old gray-headed woman, long past work, but much revered as a sort of chronicle of the past, rose, and leaning on her staff, said--"Well, chil'en
An old gray-headed man tottered forward to slake his burning thirst.
By and large, the study of philosophy is considered the pursuit of coffeehouse intellectuals, gray-headed academics, and a handful of enterprising liberal arts students.
Now British researchers have an answer, from research on gray-headed albatrosses: The young birds use their fat to grow their feathers, which are critical for the supreme ocean flyers.