from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An old gray-headed man or woman.
- noun Among whalers, the old male of the sperm-whale.
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- noun A person with
grayhair; an elderlyperson.
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gray + head
"Here you are, a grayhead at thirty-five, without a thing in life but that farm, and you -- heavens, Mac, don't you know that you are one of the greatest Greek scholars in the world?