white-headed

adjective
white-head·​ed | \ ˈ(h)wīt-ˈhe-dəd How to pronounce white-headed (audio) \

Definition of white-headed

1 : having the hair, fur, or plumage of the head white or very light
2 : specially favored : fortunate used especially in the phrase white-headed boy

First Known Use of white-headed

1525, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“White-headed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white-headed. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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