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Graybeard Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    graybeard n
  1. a man who is very old [syn: old man, greybeard, Methuselah]
  2. a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century) [syn: bellarmine, longbeard, long-beard]
Graybeard Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Bellarmine \Bel"lar*mine\, n. A stoneware jug of a pattern originated in the neighborhood of Cologne, Germany, in the 16th century. It has a bearded face or mask supposed to represent Cardinal Bellarmine, a leader in the Roman Catholic Counter Reformation, following the Reformation; -- called also graybeard, longbeard.
Graybeard Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Graybeard \Gray"beard`\, n. An old man. --Shak.
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    • MacKinnon-Stastny-Landeskog line leads Avs past Wild
      DENVER -- The young Colorado Avalanche are proving experience does not matter in their first postseason in four years. Nathan MacKinnon and Paul Stastny had a goal and three assists each, left winger Gabe Landeskog had two goals and the Colorado Avalanche took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series with a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night. Read more on this news related to 'Graybeard'
    • STRIVING FOR 'IMPREFECTION': Jogging for donuts
      Offering up the rationale that she had to go out of town, my trainer canceled our appointment. I knew the “real” reason: She had grown tired of me, leaving to find another graybeard to tutor, tossing me to the curb like yesterday's Read more on this news related to 'Graybeard'
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      The Owen Middle School Gravity Games Team would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of our team’s efforts in Lenoir on April 5: Graybeard Realty, Epic Cycles, Town Hardware, Grey Eagle IT, Good Help, Barbara Bell in honor of Loving Food Resources, and Sherwin-Williams Paints. Read more on this news related to 'Graybeard'

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