Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Graybeard'
Graybeard Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- a man who is very old [syn: old man, greybeard, Methuselah]
- a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century) [syn: bellarmine, longbeard, long-beard]
- 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 \Gray"beard`\, n.
An old man. --Shak.
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