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white-haired

[hwahyt-haird, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˈhɛərd, ˈwaɪt-/
adjective
1.
having white, hair.
2.
white-headed (def 3).
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see white, hair, -ed3
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  • The result is a growing list of tongues spoken only by white-haired elders.
  • The attendance of these two white-haired history makers couldn't have been more poetically appropriate.
  • He was white-haired and white-bearded, but had a vigorous manner that belied his age.
  • The first thing the white-haired veterans did was pledge allegiance to the flag.
  • Among the latest additions to the ora tors is an aged, white-haired old lady, who made her debut to-night.

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