from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a silver head, as a cane.
  • Same as silver-haired.


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  • Who knows, maybe sixty or seventy, the silver-headed man said.

    CAT LOVERS • by Joshua Tate

  • The top stair creaks as the silver-headed man steps onto the landing.

    CAT LOVERS • by Joshua Tate

  • That will be that, the silver-headed man said as he took another bite of egg sandwich.

    CAT LOVERS • by Joshua Tate

  • July 30th, 2009 at 5: 29 am the silver-headed man, the fat man, a dark man, an old man, the younger man ... very confusing.

    CAT LOVERS • by Joshua Tate

  • A silver-headed man in a dark suit opens a patio door after picking the lock.

    CAT LOVERS • by Joshua Tate

  • He walks with an elegant silver-headed stick, needed because of persistently troubling knees, but his recent, radical heart-valve repairs were so successful that he had no difficulty tossing a couple of large logs on the fire.

    Richard Hamilton, 88 and Going Strong

  • Frank befriended Ted and myself early on in our introduction to Irish fandom, and I will absolutely never forget the entrance he made on Friday night at P-Con 5, clad in a tux and bearing a silver-headed cane.

    rocky day

  • A silver-headed, collected man by the name of Godfrey immediately emerged as my "chosen one" who could confidently solve our problems, which were many: lack of water in the engine, a hole in a pipe connecting to the radiator and an apparent leak in the radiator itself.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Men in flawless top-coats, high hats, and silver-headed walking sticks elbowed near and looked too often into conscious eyes.

    Sister Carrie

  • "Richards, my gardener, is a jewel," said Mrs. Ramlow, indicating with her silver-headed walking stick certain features of which she was most proud.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine


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