Definition of Graybeards

1. Noun. Alternative spelling of greybeards, (plural of graybeard) ¹



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Definition of Graybeards

1. graybeard [n] - See also: graybeard

Lexicographical Neighbors of Graybeards

gray tape
gray tapes
gray tuber
gray tubercle
gray wedge
gray whale
gray willow
gray wing
gray wolf
gray wolves
grayback
graybacks
graybar hotel
graybeard
graybeards (current term)
graybodies
graybody
grayed
grayer
grayest
grayfish
grayfishes
grayflies
grayfly
grayhaired
grayhead
grayheads
grayhen
grayhound

Literary usage of Graybeards

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1912)
"Not graybeards! graybeards? No one likes to hear One call him gray. For in each word there rings The source, wherefrom its derivation springs. ..."

2. Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke (1864)
"The district chief is absolute, though guided in great measure by his " graybeards," who constantly attend his residence, and talk over their affairs of ..."

3. The Way of Christ: Studies in Discipleship by Alexander Converse Purdy (1918)
"He becomes so interested in what these graybeards are talking about that He ... What could those graybeards have been discussing as they talked there in the ..."

4. Society in China by Robert Kennaway Douglas (1894)
"Two graybeards are therefore deputed to inquire on the spot into the circumstances of ... This knotty point the graybeards find a difficulty in deciding, ..."

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