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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly British A graduate of a public school for boys.
  • n. A man who is a member of an old-boy network.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An alumnus, especially of a public school.
  • n. Affectionate term of address for a man.
  • n. A former member of a group

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a former male pupil of a school
  • n. a vivacious elderly man
  • n. a familiar term of address for a man

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