Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The southernwood, Artemisia Abrotanum.
- n. In mech., a drill-clamp; an iron strap or frame which can be clamped to or caught on a piece it is desired to drill, to furnish an abutment or brace to resist the driving or feeding pressure which forces the drill-point to its work.
- n. alternative spelling of oldman.
“His face was wrinkled, his lips turned toward the jawline in a perpetual old-man frown.”
“Get off your old-man, overpaid duff McCain and HELP clean up the mess that is left before our country right now!!!”
“Who else is alternately bored by the prospect of yet another take on Ebenezer Scrooge, then horrified by the image of old-man Carrey skyward-bound on a makeshift rocket?”
“She was far too beautiful to be in some old-man bar wedged between a Laundromat and a bus station.”
“Fallen fruit from the old-man tree rolled into their room, and Kit picked it up.”
“I saw the non-3D version with my old-man and it was entertaining.”
“But when, at one point, he makes a soul-killing choice to follow the Bureau's plan, the shambling, old-man gait with which he ends the scene says what he can't bear to speak aloud.”
“From there, you wander over to the school play," he says, where his aforementioned "old-man voice" sealed his fate.”
“In my junior year I had bought what I could afford: a ten-year-old Taurus, an old-man kind of car.”
“Tyler's unabashed meathead is contrasted by the enthusiastic nerd next door, the victim of his madness, Private First Class Colin Carney, played by Zach McCoy, who provides intellectual respite from the locker room banter of Tyler and the stoic "old-man," Private First Class Chester Gullette, Lowell Byers, held back as a private, as he tersely explains, for "political reasons.”
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