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Oxford dictionary definition of the word Methuselah:
(Old Testament) a patriarch supposed to have lived 969 years (Genesis 5:21–27) who has come to be regarded as epitomizing longevity Douay spelling: Mathusala
Example Sentences Including ‘Methuselah’
Fruit flies with mutations in their so-called ` Methuselah ” gene lived 35 per cent longer than their normal kin.
George Bernard Shaw, Back to Methuselah (1922) Dreaming is rather like playing.
Paul Martin COUNTING SHEEP: THE SCIENCE AND PLEASURES OF SLEEP AND DREAMS (2002)
He must have seemed like Methuselah ; the average lifespan was around thirty-five then, wasn’t it?
Malcolm, John THE GWEN JOHN SCULPTURE
I’m sure that at present I look about as gorgeous as Methuselah on the day he finally died!
Howatch, Susan ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
In contrast, flies with inactive Methuselah genes died while still young, even under normal conditions.