Definition of Gray-headed
1. Adjective. Showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair. "Nodded his hoary head"
Similar to: Old
Derivative terms: Grizzle, Hoariness, Hoariness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gray-headed
Literary usage of Gray-headed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"The gray-headed woodpecker (G. canus') ranges over the greater *KW Cd 6< part of Europe, ... The under sur- gray-headed AND WHITE-BACKED WOODPECKERS. ..."
2. Sixty Years in California: A History of Events and Life in California by William Heath Davis (1889)
"... Saddle—Habits of the Household—gray-headed Persons Scarce—A Contented People—Class Distinctions—Courtesy a Common Thing—Home Entertainments—The Dancing ..."
3. A Commentary on the First Book of Samuel by Loring Woart Batten (1919)
"behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and gray-headed; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my youth unto this ..."