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Old Latin the Latin language up to about 75 B.C., as found in written records.
old-line traditional or reactionary in behavior or belief. [2 definitions]
Old Low German the German language as spoken and written in northern Germany before the twelfth century.
old maid an old unmarried woman; spinster (usu. used disparagingly). [3 definitions]
old man (informal) one's father. [3 definitions]
old master any of the great European painters of earlier periods, esp. between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries. [2 definitions]
Old Nick the devil; Satan.
Old Norse the Germanic language of Scandinavia before the fourteenth century.
Old Prussian a Baltic language that died out in the seventeenth century.
old rose a grayish or purplish red color.
Old Saxon a Low German dialect prior to the twelfth century.
old school those committed to traditional or established custom. [2 definitions]
oldsquaw a black marine duck with a white breast.
oldster (informal) someone who is old.
old style a style of print type originating in the eighteenth century, in which the letters had a fairly uniform narrowness and slanting serifs. [2 definitions]
Old Testament the Christian name for the Hebrew Scriptures that make up the first of two main divisions of the Christian Bible but the whole of the Jewish Bible. (Cf. New Testament.) [2 definitions]
old-time of, concerning, or typical of long-past times. [2 definitions]
old-timer someone or something that is old. [2 definitions]
old wives' tale a superstition, usu. embodied as a folk tale or bit of folk wisdom.
Old World the Eastern Hemisphere, esp. Europe or European culture.
old-world of, concerning, or reminiscent of Europe or Europeans. [2 definitions]