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 Greybeard (A).Greyhound. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Greycoats.
 
Russian soldiers of the line, who wear grey coats.   1
        “You might think of him thus calm and collected charging his rifle for one more shot at the advancing greycoats.”—Besant and Rice: By Celia’s Arbour, chap. xlv.
 


 Greybeard (A).Greyhound. 

 
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