grey-haired


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  • adj

Synonyms for grey-haired

showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

References in classic literature ?
said the grey-haired gentleman, smiling, 'Well, let it be so.
Possibly you are correct in that belief,' said the grey-haired gentleman after a short reflection.
He was a tall, bony, grey-haired ruffian with a bulldog jaw, in a torn cotton shirt and moleskin trousers.
Somebody was Aunt Ellen, looking like a grey-haired angel that had been left on earth by mistake.
He approached me, choosing the moment when there was no one near, followed by a grey-haired, alert lady in a crimson blouse.
I would never have intruded myself upon your notice," the grey-haired lady began at once, "if I had not been charged with a message for you.
It was but a week, since an aged, grey-haired man, a lasting honour to the land that gave him birth, who has done good service to his country, as his forefathers did, and who will be remembered scores upon scores of years after the worms bred in its corruption, are but so many grains of dust - it was but a week, since this old man had stood for days upon his trial before this very body, charged with having dared to assert the infamy of that traffic, which has for its accursed merchandise men and women, and their unborn children.
Unmindful of all her provoking caprices, forgetful of all her conquests and inconstancy, with all her winning little vanities quite gone, she nestled all the livelong day in Emma Haredale's bosom; and, sometimes calling on her dear old grey-haired father, sometimes on her mother, and sometimes even on her old home, pined slowly away, like a poor bird in its cage.
It consisted of an elderly lady, two grey-haired gentlemen, two young ladies, and their brother.
The chest of the grey-haired gentleman who was the Chief of the important party, had swelled as if with a protest against his being numbered among poor devils.
I--ha--yes, very true,' said the grey-haired gentleman.
The grey-haired gentleman had roused himself, and was preparing to withdraw.
The hour had not struck two minutes, when a young lady, accompanied by a grey-haired gentleman, alighted from a hackney-carriage within a short distance of the bridge, and, having dismissed the vehicle, walked straight towards it.
The utter irresolution and feebleness of the grey-haired child, contrasted with the keen and cunning looks of those in whose hands he was, smote upon the little listener's heart.
It is a dream of grey-haired men like you, in darkened rooms by night, robbing sleepers of their gold.