methuselah methuselah  /mə� ˈ�ju zə lə/


  1. (n) (Old Testament) a patriarch (grandfather of Noah) who is said to have lived 969 years
  2. (n) a man who is very old



  • Barkley has strong faith, won’t wear it on his sleeve

    USC quarterbacks have a certain image. Devout Christian isn’t among the perceived characteristics. But Matt Barkley, a former USC quarterback, is a devout Christian. He won’t, however, be vocal or demonstrative about it. Barkley tells Methuselah (a/k/a Larry King) in a sit down that the former Trojan shares the religious views of Tim Tebow.…
    on June 6, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

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  1. "I wanted to continue to have some young people around," says Robertson. "I didn't want to go from age 70 to Methuselah. So we kept the space, which seemed sort of silly at the time, and we seeded a few guys who had worked for us in starting...
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: Julian Robertson Source:

  2. "Chris Chelios is the oldest man in the world," said Cusack. "He's actually 792 years old. He's Methuselah Chelios. When the Blackhawks traded him away (in 1999), I just followed him to Detroit and I think he's going to play here forever."
    on May 14, 2009 By: John Cusack Source:

  3. A. "I feel like Methuselah-I keep getting reprieves," says Stiller, 79, who received a star on the Walk of Fame in February along with his wife, Anne Meara, 77. "I did a part in the film Hairspray, I'm reading plays, doing one-man appearances...
    on Apr 6, 2007 By: Jerry Stiller Source: Parade Magazine

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