Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An old man; a greybeard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An old man; a graybeard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Australia, any one of several species of shrubby plants of the genus Styphelia, especially S. ericoides, so called from the dense beard of white hairs which lines the corolla lobes.
  • n. A man having a white or gray beard; a gray beard; an old man.

Etymologies

white +‎ beard (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • By the by, I'm leaning Edwards, not Obama. whitebeard wrote on January 20, 2008 11: 03 AM:

    Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Hillary Personally Slams Obama Over Reagan Comments

  • “If she were worth twenty crowns, and my comrade Arnold desired me to do so,” said the old whitebeard.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • A great whitebeard mentor of mine tells me this ALL.

    In which I am under-appreciated.

  • To top it all, this big fat man all dressed in red wearing a long whitebeard entered the room yelling Ho-Ho-Ho!

    I' M A CRITICAL CASE...LOL!

  • Her father was a tall, austere whitebeard, who eyed me sharply through a gold-rimmed monocle he wore on a chain.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Abdullah Monnahan, Abe Clifford, Cesário Vieira, and a whitebeard named Piet Dumont.

    Four-Day Planet

  • From detail of chess4 say: "the warlords of the sea are no more. mihawk and shanks are boys so i don think he would attack whitebeard if shnks is allied with him. jimbei and boa have allied themselves with luffy, crocodile as well but he is a former warlord. blackbeard has his own plans. moria and daflamingo will probbly fight. kuma is the most interesting though. i think by him sending the strawhats to different places will end up being the best thing for them. im sure what he whispered to rayleigh was that he was saving them, but he had to do it without losing face. im sure kuma knew at their current levels and progression, that they still couldnt reach there individual goals."

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  • 5 Responses to "If you can't face Maureen Dowd ..." whitebeard October 1st, 2008 at 8: 58 am

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