OLD

old

1. [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"--William Butler Yeat

2. [Adjective]: of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"

3. [Noun]: past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old'')

4. just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"

5. old in experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"

6. of an earlier time; "his old classmates"

7. 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"

8. lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race"

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