from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An old man.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of greybeard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An old man.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A man with a gray beard; an old man.
  • n. Same as bellarmine.
  • n. The common sertularian hydroid polyp which infests oyster-beds, Sertularia argentea. When it forms patches on the shells, the oysters are said to hair up.
  • Having a gray beard; old.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a man who is very old


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