old \old\ (?), n. open country. [obs.] see world. old \old\, a. [compar. older (?); superl. oldest.] [oe. old, ald, as. ald, eald; akin to d. oud, os. ald, ofries. ald, old, g. alt, goth. alpeis, and also to goth. alan to grow up, icel. ala to bear, produce, bring up, l. alere to nourish. cf. adult, alderman, aliment, auld, elder.] 1. not young; advanced far in years or life; having lived till toward the end of the ordinary term of living; as, an old man; an old age; an old horse; an old tree. let not old age disgrace my high desire. sidney. the melancholy news that we grow old. 2. not new or fresh; not recently made or produced; having existed for a long time; as, old wine; an old friendship. "an old acquaintance." amden. 3. formerly existing; ancient; not modern; preceding; original; as, an old law; an old custom; an old promise. "the old schools of greece." "the character of the old ligurians." 4. continued in life; advanced in the course of existence; having (a certain) length of existence; -- designating the age of a person or thing; as, an infant a few hours old; a cathedral centuries old. and pharaoh said unto jacob, how old art thou? en. xlvii. 8. note: in this use old regularly follows the noun that designates the age; as, she was eight years old. 5. long practiced; hence, skilled; experienced; cunning; as, an old offender; old in vice. vane, young in years, but in sage counsel old. 6. long cultivated; as, an old farm; old land, as opposed to new land, that is, to land lately cleared. 7. worn out; weakened or exhausted by use; past usefulness; as, old shoes; old clothes. 8. more than enough; abundant. [obs.] if a man were porter of hell gate, he should have old turning the key. 9. aged; antiquated; hence, wanting in the mental vigor or other qualities belonging to youth; -- used disparagingly as a term of reproach. 10. old-fashioned; wonted; customary; as of old; as, the good old times; hence, colloquially, gay; jolly. 11. used colloquially as a term of cordiality and familiarity. "go thy ways, old lad." old age, advanced years; the latter period of life. old bachelor. see bachelor, 1. old catholics. see under catholic. old english. see under english. n., 2. old nick, old scratch, the devil. old lady (zo?l.), a large european noctuid moth (mormo maura). old maid. (a) a woman, somewhat advanced in years, who has never been married; a spinster. (b) (bot.) a west indian name for the pink-flowered periwinkle (vinca rosea). (c) a simple game of cards, played by matching them. the person with whom the odd card is left is the old maid. old man's beard (bot.) (a) the traveler's joy (clematis vitalba). so named from the abundant long feathery awns of its fruit. (b) the tillandsia usneoides. see tillandsia. old man's head (bot.), a columnar cactus (pilocereus senilis), native of mexico, covered towards the top with long white hairs. old red sandstone (geol.), a series of red sandstone rocks situated below the rocks of the carboniferous age and comprising various strata of siliceous sandstones and conglomerates. see sandstone, and the chart of geology. old school, a school or party belonging to a former time, or preserving the character, manner, or opinions of a former time; as, a gentleman of the old school; -- used also adjectively; as, old-school presbyterians. old sledge, an old and well-known game of cards, called also all fours, and high, low, jack, and the game old squaw (zo?l.), a duck (clangula hyemalis) inhabiting the northern parts of both hemispheres. the adult male
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Meaning Very old. Origin Methuselah was a Hebrew patriarch who was supposed to have lived for 969 years. Genesis 5:25 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech: Genesis 5:26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters: Genesis 5:27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died. Meaning Exceedingly old. Origin From the Bible. Job xv. 7. 'Art thou the first man that was born? or wast thou made before the hills?' Meaning Affectionate term for wife. Origin Cockney rhyming slang. Dutch = duchess Meaning Affectionate term for a friend. Origin Cockney rhyming slang. China = china plate = mate. Origin From the Robert Burns' song. More properly 'Auld lang syne'. Origin Collection of items that is considered lucky for the bride to take to her wedding.
Adjective 1. of a very early stage in development; "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century" (similar) early (classification) linguistics Noun 1. past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old') (hypernym) past, past times, yesteryear, yore Adjective 1. (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; especially not young; often used as a combining form to indicate an age as specified as in `a week-old baby'; "an old man's eagle mind"--William Butler Yeats; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?" (antonym) young, immature (similar) aged, elderly, older, senior (see-also) experienced (attribute) age 2. of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money" (antonym) new (similar) age-old, antique (see-also) noncurrent (attribute) age 3. of an earlier time; "his old classmates" (similar) past 4. (used for emphasis) very familiar; "good old boy"; "same old story" (synonym) old(a) (similar) familiar 5. lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race" (synonym) stale, moth-eaten (similar) unoriginal 6. just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger" (synonym) previous(a) (similar) preceding(a) 7. old in experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers" (synonym) older (similar) experienced 8. used informally especially for emphasis; "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time"; "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel" (synonym) honest-to-god, honest-to-goodness, old(a), sure-enough(a) (similar) genuine, echt
Ffilcas = n. offcasts, old rags Gwrach = n. a hag, an old woman, a witch Gwrachanes = a little old woman Gwrachiaidd = a. like an old hag Hen = n. age, antiquity; a. old Henad = n. a becoming old Henaint = n. an old age Heneiddiad = n. a growing old Heneiddio = v. to grow old Henfab = n. old bachelor Henferch = n. an old maid Hengof = n. an old tradition Henwr = n. an old man Henwrach = n. an old woman Misyriad = n. what is a month old Ymheneiddio = v. to make one's self seem old
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Worn out; weakened or exhausted by use; past usefulness; as, old shoes; old clothes. (superl.)
Used colloquially as a term of cordiality and familiarity. (superl.)
Old-fashioned; wonted; customary; as of old; as, the good old times; hence, colloquially, gay; jolly. (superl.)
Not young; advanced far in years or life; having lived till toward the end of the ordinary term of living; as, an old man; an old age; an old horse; an old tree. (superl.)
Not new or fresh; not recently made or produced; having existed for a long time; as, old wine; an old friendship. (superl.)
More than enough; abundant. (superl.)
Long practiced; hence, skilled; experienced; cunning; as, an old offender; old in vice. (superl.)
Long cultivated; as, an old farm; old land, as opposed to new land, that is, to land lately cleared. (superl.)
Formerly existing; ancient; not modern; preceding; original; as, an old law; an old custom; an old promise. (superl.)
Continued in life; advanced in the course of existence; having (a certain) length of existence; -- designating the age of a person or thing; as, an infant a few hours old; a cathedral centuries old. (superl.)
Aged; antiquated; hence, wanting in the mental vigor or other qualities belonging to youth; -- used disparagingly as a term of reproach. (n.)
(1) (Geology) Having become slower in flow and less vigorous in action. Used of a river. (2) (Geography/Topography) Having become simpler in form and of lower relief; well advanced toward reduction by running water to the lowest level possible. Used of topographic features or a landform.
very old person inheriting marked family characteristics. 5. chip on the shoulder, a grudge man, usually of mature years, who is considered to have an unhealthy interest in sexual matters a term of endearment punch (someone) with a left and a right empty nonsense (rhyming slang “cobbler's awls” = “balls”) rubbish or nonsense (first recorded in the 1960s in British English; origin unknown) a lie a lie reach a great age the toes nickname (from “grogram” - the material his cloak was made of) of Admiral Vernon who in 1740 ordered water to be issued with sailors' pure spirits rhyming slang anyone you don't even know 1) a woman, usually the wife, the mother-in-law, or such; 2) disagreeable and unattractive woman (derogatory) the wife wife or mother-in-law dilapidated car 1. one's father; 2. one's boss; 3. one's husband; 4. penis system of male nepotism in which ties formed at school or college are maintained in business, politics, etc. 1. mother; 2. one’s wife old mate old mate disliked woman (history) experienced colonist; one who had spent some years in the colony, especially in the outback someone a little older then yourself; old person penis old folk, usually infers a lack of understanding of modern (young) thinking 1. affectionate form of familiar address to a woman; 2. one's wife; 3. mother 1. one's mother; 2. one's wife 1. (history) ex-convict; 2. recidivist (originally British slang, from 16th C. “lag” - to carry off, steal) recidivist (derogatory) person with the alleged characteristics of an elderly spinster, such as primness, prudery, fastidiousness, etc. 1. one's father; 2. one in a position of authority, as an employer; 3. penis;4.very large kangaroo 1. one's wife; 2. one's mother; 3. woman or man who is pedantic or tends to fuss, gossip, etc. 1. one whose residence, membership, or experience dates from a long time ago; 2. old man (jocular) Alzheimer's disease commotion; totally out of control (usually a fight or argument)