\ˈherd \

Definition of haired 

: having hair especially of a specified kind usually used in combination dark-haired

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The Domino’s Philly-cheese-steak pizza arrived via a gray-haired black gentleman who had difficulty breathing. Gary Shteyngart, The New Yorker, "The Luck of Kokura," 18 June 2018 Indeed, few forces seemed capable of knocking off the Knights ... until Ovechkin stormed the castle in all his gray-haired, GIF-able glory. Alex Prewitt,, "The Great Wait Is Finally Over: After 13 Seasons, Alex Ovechkin Is a Stanley Cup Champion," 11 June 2018 During his gray-haired years, Roth became something of an Eeyore for his craft, moping about how nobody really read books anymore, how all his work was probably in vain. Nathan Heller, Vogue, "Remembering Philip Roth, Literary Risk-Taker," 23 May 2018 Some surmised a battle of the gray-haired mustaches between Cobb and National Security Adviser John Bolton. Caroline Tanner, USA TODAY, "Trump lawyer Ty Cobb plans to retire, and everyone wants to joke about his mustache," 2 May 2018 And on the other side, a mostly gray-haired group spoke of the challenges of getting around a place often not built for walking, or easy wheelchair access. Aarian Marshall, WIRED, "Discombobulated Cities Wrestle With an Electric Scooter Influx," 17 Apr. 2018 Issa Rae shares a table with a bunch of gray-haired, yelling businessmen. Emma Stefansky, Vanities, "Watch Tiffany Haddish, Tracee Ellis Ross, and More of Your Favorites Have a Good Time in Drake’s New Music Video," 7 Apr. 2018 Kostovetskiy, a gray-and-white haired 70-year-old with an athletic build on his 5-foot-6-inch frame, was also instrumental in working with eventual Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes, a Maryland native, early in her career. John-john Williams Iv, Howard County Times, "Emilia's Gym in Laurel is turning out some of the world's best acrobatic gymnasts," 4 Apr. 2018 For 24 years, she's worked the bar at VFW Post 3788, seeing her Korean War veteran father in the gray-haired men who order the city's cheapest beers. Alden Woods, azcentral, "In America's military city, Trump's message lands close to home," 14 Mar. 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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\ˈha(ə)rd, ˈhe(ə)rd \

Medical Definition of haired 

: having hair especially of a specified kind usually used in combination red-haired

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