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graybeard

[grey-beerd] /ˈgreɪˌbɪərd/
noun
1.
Sometimes Disparaging. a man whose beard is gray; old man; sage.
Also, greybeard.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; gray1 + beard
Related forms
graybearded, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for graybeard

greybeard

/ˈɡreɪˌbɪəd/
noun
1.
an old man, esp a sage
2.
a large stoneware or earthenware jar or jug for spirits
Derived Forms
greybearded, (US) graybearded, adjective
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Slang definitions & phrases for graybeard

graybeard

noun

A very senior pilot (1970s+ Airline)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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