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old

adjective advanced in years, ancient, antiquated, antique, archaic, crumbling, decadent, decayed, declining, decrepit, deteriorated, dilapidated, discontinued, early, elderly, enfeebled, hoary, inveteratus, no longer young, not modern, obsolete, olden, past, preceding, preexisting, run down, rusty, stale, superannuated, timeworn, used, vetustus, vintage, waning, weakened, weathered, worn, worn out
Associated concepts: ancient records doctrine
See also: antique, elderly, obsolete, outdated, outmoded, prior, stale, traditional, trite
References in classic literature ?
Eddy isn't the only person who remembers the old days, Mary,' he said slowly.
I tell ye that when they got here they'd be jommlin' and jostlin' one another that way that it `ud be like a fight up on the ice in the old days, when we'd be at one another from daylight to dark, an' tryin' to tie up our cuts by the aurora borealis.
I suppose Becky was discontented with the new piano her husband had hired for her, or perhaps the proprietors of that instrument had fetched it away, declining farther credit, or perhaps she had a particular attachment for the one which she had just tried to purchase, recollecting it in old days, when she used to play upon it, in the little sitting-room of our dear Amelia Sedley.
In the old days the hoppers slept in barns, but ten years ago a row of huts had been erected at the side of a meadow; and the Athelnys, like many others, had the same hut every year.
Now that we look at her closely and remember the gaiety of her in the old days, all gone now just because she has lost her babes, I find I won't be able to say nasty things about her after all.
service in the good old days when mail-boats were square-rigged at least on two masts, and used to come down the China Sea before a fair monsoon with stun'-sails set alow and aloft.
To call up our old days shall be a solemn pleasure yet.
In the old days, he said, they had crossed the grasslands and attacked the salt-water natives; but since the coming of the white men to the coast they had remained in their interior fastnesses, and no salt-water native had ever seen them again.
In a year from the date of her illness, the frail little child of the old days at Greenwater Broad had ripened, in the bracing Scotch air and the healthy mode of life, into a comely young woman.
How those dear old days at Patty's Place come back when I'm talking to you, Anne
The springs of laughter flow not from his heart, Where bide the dust and glamour of old days.
You and Nina will come to my grave, Colia; poor Nina, I always used to call her Nina in the old days, and how she loved.