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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Very old or ancient.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective of very long duration.
  • adjective having reached a desired or final condition as a result of standing for a period of time; -- of wines, whiskey, fruit, or cheeses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective very old; having existed for a long time; ancient or well-established

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

  • adjective belonging to or lasting from times long ago

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