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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See also: antique, elderly, obsolete, outdated, outmoded, prior, stale, traditional, trite
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The spokesman added: "A member of the public had apparently found an old hand grenade and decided to bring it into the station.
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If you've watched an old hand at work there's less chance of ruining a batch by boding too fast and burning the lot and perhaps wrecking the evaporator, or boiling too slow and producing a low-grade dark syrup.
But there is nothing that equals The Dream of Reason as a sure guide to Classical, Medieval, and early Modern philosophy for the beginner--or, for that matter, for the old hand at the discipline.
Here's to this plumb crazy blur of happenin's an' whatchamacallits we call life, even when it deals us out a shitty old hand like this.
The late Georg Tintner was an old hand (indeed, a very old hand, born in 1917) at this music and for a bargain price he almost carries the day.
It might be remembered that he's an old hand in Kander and Ebb musicals, having played the emcee in Cabaret onstage and -screen, winning both a Tony and an Oscar.
Smart hurdler Coneygree, a halfbrother to 2011 Hennessy Gold Cup winner Carruthers, jumped like an old hand to lift the Grade 2 novice chase -- won in the past by Gold Cup winners Bobs Worth and Denman -- in which the 11-10 shot Saphir Du Rheu unshipped Sam Twiston-Davies at the seventh.
The old hand I was crewed with put the baby inside a pillow case together with the oxygen tubing and told me to keep this improvised oxygen tent open en route to A&E.
I'd had five grandchildren before Henry Kirk came along, so am an old hand at it.
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra under the venerable Charles Mackerras, an old hand in such material, couldn't be more supportive.
One old hand suggests hiring the child, but not paying the child for more than a couple of hours a day on a school day, or more than four or five hours on a non-school day; let the child keep his or her earned money; and never use an underage child's own money to pay for his Roth IRA.