Definition of Gray-headed

1. Adjective. Showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair. "Nodded his hoary head"

Exact synonyms: Gray, Gray-haired, Grey, Grey-haired, Grey-headed, Grizzly, Hoar, Hoary, White-haired
Similar to: Old
Derivative terms: Grizzle, Hoariness, Hoariness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gray-headed

gravure
gravures
gravy
gravy-eyed
gravy boat
gravy boats
gravy holder
gravy train
gravy trains
gravyless
gravylike
grawlix
grawlixes
gray-collar
gray-haired
gray-headed (current term)
gray-leaf pine
gray-scale ultrasonography
gray alder
gray area
gray areas
gray birch
gray cataract
gray catbird
gray collar
gray collie syndrome
gray columns
gray degeneration
gray eminence
gray fibres

Literary usage of Gray-headed

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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 ..."

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