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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See also: antique, elderly, obsolete, outdated, outmoded, prior, stale, traditional, trite
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Anne embodies not the old maid characterized by the physical signs of aging and dimming beauty but a person marked by sorrow recovering from loss (albeit self-inflicted) of a hoped-for union.
What simmered in The House of Mirth or The Age of Innocence on the back burner boils on the front flame in "The Old Maid.
That deck wouldn't really be random, but it would still be good enough for Old Maid.
Unfortunately for owner Reggie Roberts, Old Maid threw only two litters, both in 1997, one of which (by Doyou Getit) contained Get It Beauty, who won a Hove Golden Sprint heat in 16.
It here turns outward and includes the old maid in the national family, as well.
The second half of the evening consisted of the more elaborate The Old Maid and the Thief.
Invisible Old Maid now contains characters rooted in the quirks and characteristics of 21st century daily life, such as Dot Com Darius and Unibrow Unis.
Honorable Often to Be an Old Maid," May 1858, quoted in Cogan, All-American Girl, 107.
Since I'm single, people think I'm just an old maid.
When I was working at the Fashion Cooperative I tried, despite the watchful eye of the dark, ugly old maid, to steal a pair of suspenders.
Appearing originally as one in a series of four small volumes entitled <IR> OLD NEW YORK </IR> , The Old Maid tells the story of Tina, Charlotte Lovell's illegitimate daughter, who is brought up by Charlotte's cousin Delia in ignorance of her parentage.