Definitions of old:
  • noun:   past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective:   of long duration; not new
    Example: "Old tradition"
  • 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'
    Example: "An old man's eagle mind--William Butler Yeats"
  • adjective:   lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
  • adjective:   of an earlier time
    Example: "His old classmates"
  • adjective:   of a very early stage in development
    Example: "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"
  • adjective:   old in experience
    Example: "An old offender"
  • adjective:   just preceding something else in time or order
    Example: "My old house was larger"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #12553)

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