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long in the tooth

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  • adj. Old, aged.

Etymologies

Possibly from the practice of examining the length of horses’ teeth when estimating their ages: an old horse has long, rectangular incisors, and their occlusion angle is steep. Compare don't look a gift horse in the mouth. (Wiktionary)

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