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Definition:

  1. [noun] past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')

  2. [adjective] (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"

  3. [adjective] of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"

  4. [adjective] of an earlier time; "his old classmates"

  5. [adjective] (used for emphasis) very familiar; "good old boy"; "same old story"

  6. [adjective] lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race"
    Synonyms: stale, moth-eaten

  7. [adjective] just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"
    Synonyms: previous

  8. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: Old

  9. [adjective] old in experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"
    Synonyms: er

  10. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: honest-to-god, honest-to-goodness, sure-enough

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