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  • n. Plural form of grayhead.


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  • It's the grayheads hell bent on keeping the "no blacks allowed" sign on the White House door.

    Rep. Ike Skelton picks Clinton

  • Clustered together on the wooden benches, like penned sheep, was the curia, the thirty elderly grayheads who were the chiefs of the tribes of Rome.


  • That we have nothing to fear but fear itself is for the old grayheads!

    Livingston: Hire 1000 New Cops

  • The grayheads did not believe in Fordus, did not believe in a coming freedom.

    The Dark Queen

  • Yet this was not the type of conquest he preferred; such women were equally avid for Game-skilled teeners and grayheads.

    Split Infinity

  • "Delightful days," he wrote home, "loitering around all day long, and talking with grayheads who were boys and girls with me thirty or forty years ago."

    The Boys' Life of Mark Twain

  • And then he added apologetically, "It's 'cause I've sailed under so many grayheads, ye know."

    Dan Merrithew

  • Plenty of grayheads there remember them to this day, and can tell you about them.

    Is Shakespeare Dead?

  • Unlike most aged women, her friends were among the young, and at her funeral the grayheads gave place to the band of loving girls who made the sweet old maiden ready for her rest, bore her pall, and covered her grave with the white flowers she had never worn.

    Rose in Bloom

  • The Cafe de Valois, toward which the vicomte was now going, was generally the meeting-place of old soldiers, and the dandies called it mockingly the cafe of the grayheads.

    The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume II


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