hār, adj: hoary, grey, old. (HAAR / ˈhaːɹ)

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Medieval manuscript image of two men with halos, the younger one handing a giant key to the grey-haired older one.
Initial S with Christ giving St Peter a key, Antiphonary. Germany, early 14th century. Walters Art Museum, MS W.754, f. W.754Br. [flickr.com]