gamol-feax

gamol-feax, adj: with hoary locks, grey-haired. (GAH-moll-FEH-ahks / ˈga-mɔl-ˌfɛaks)

Medieval manuscript illustration of nine men all looking off to the right, a row of seven in the back and two bowing down in front; six of the men have white or grey hair and beards, while the other three have brown hair.
Hunterian Psalter; England, c. 1170; Glasgow University Library, MS Hunter 229 (U.3.2), f. 19v. [gla.ac.uk]

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