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Methuselah

Methuselah in the Bible, a patriarch, the grandfather of Noah, who is said to have lived for 969 years. His name is used allusively as the type of a very old person, and the expression as old as Methuselah is recorded from the early 16th century.

The name methuselah is used for a wine bottle of eight times the standard size.

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Methuselah

Methuselah (mēthyōō´zələ), in the Bible, descendant of Seth; son of Enoch. He is said to have lived 969 years. It is also spelled Mathusala.

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