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The meaning of "silver threads amongst the gold"

" Silver threads amongst the gold "
Meaning:
Blonde hair that is turning grey.
Example:
Thirty years ago Janine had strawberry blonde hair. These days she's going grey, or as she prefers to say silver threads among the gold.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but rather old-fashioned.
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