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Definition of Old

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person who is # years old, person of the age #
elderly, senior citizens
aged; elderly; not new; veteran; former; of the age #
Old Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
senex senis, antiquus, provectus, vetus
Old Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(superl.)
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.)
Open country.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
hEnglish - advanced version

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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The Phrase Finder
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.
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Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
sean
he is old: tá sé sean
old coat: seanchóta
who old are you?: Cén aois atá tú? (KAYN EESH uh-TAW too)
English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
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
The Devil's Dictionary
Old, (adj.)

In that stage of usefulness which is not inconsistent with general inefficiency, as an "old man". Discredited by lapse of time and offensive to the popular taste, as an "old" book.

"Old books? The devil take them!" Goby said.
"Fresh every day must be my books and bread."
Nature herself approves the Goby rule
And gives us every moment a fresh fool.

Harley Shum
  
The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce, 1911 (About)
Shakespeare Words
established law
Australian Slang
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)

very rough
WordNet 2.0

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
Old Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Company Info: Ticker, Name, Description
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
Exchange: Nasdaq
Provides inter-regional and regional motor carrier transporting of general commodities, including consumer goods, textiles and capital goods, to a diversified customer base, primarily transporting less-than-truckload shipments; Transports shipping containers between several port cities and inland points; And provides
OLD LINE NATL BANK WALDOR
Exchange: OTCBB
Not Available
Old National Bancorp
Exchange: Nasdaq
Multibank holding company with subsidiaries which perform commercial banking operations, insurance services, trust services, investment banking service, credit card services, mortgage banking services and other related financial activities.
Old Point Financial Corporation
Exchange: Nasdaq
One-bank holding company with subsidiary which preforms commercial banking operates, mortgage banking services and other related financial activities.
OLD REPUBLIC INTL CORP
Exchange: NYSE
Holding company with subsidiaries which provide property and liability insurance, life and disability insurance and title insurance and related services; And provide mortgage guaranty insurance, accident and health insurance and annuities.
Old Second Bancorp, Inc.
Exchange: Nasdaq
Multi-bank holding company with subsidiaries which perform commercial banking operations, mortgage banking, trust services and other related financial activities.
Old Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
UK Post Codes and Counties
County:  Northamptonshire
Post Code: NN6
DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
on-line tests and diagnostics
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Old Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Phobia
Fear of old age
Fear of growing old
Fear of getting wrinkles
Old Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Astronomy and Physics Terms by ExploreSpace.com
A planetary surface that has been modified little since its formation typically featuring large numbers of impact craters; (compare to young).
Old Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Computer Abbreviations v1.5
Old version (file name extension)
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Old version (file name extension)
Old Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Old or OLD may refer to:
  • Old age or, by extension, a description or nickname for someone or something that has endured and become comfortable or widely familiar.

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Old Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
(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.
Old Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
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English - Klingon
v. ngo' - not new
n. qan - not young
Old Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
A Basic Guide to ASL
The right hand grasps an imaginary beard at the chin and pulls it downward.