from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang One's father.
- n. Slang One's husband.
- n. Slang One's boyfriend, especially a lover with whom one lives.
- n. Informal A man in authority; a boss.
- n. Informal The commanding officer, especially of a U.S. naval vessel.
- n. See southernwood.
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- n. An elderly man.
- n. One's father.
- n. a husband, or significant other
- n. Unit's Commanding Officer.
- n. Term of address for a male friend.
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- n. a familiar term of address for a man
- n. a man who is very old
- n. aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
- n. an informal term for your father
- n. (slang) boss
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Your old man would have taken Jamerson out in that room.
Virgin-Mother, the old man Simeon and Anna the Prophetess are enlightened by the Holy Ghost and unfold the future.
Raaaahhh, the old man croaked, and Cormac moved closer, unsure whether to speak.
Susto, susto, the old man kept whispering to himself.
Most of all, I wanted to find Mr. Pudd, and the mute, and the old man who had wanted Rachel's skin: Aaron Faulkner.
Dettmer had us all believing your old man went rogue.
In the eight years between the end of the novel and the epilogue there is always an epilogue, Lavretsky has turned into an old man with gray hair and a cane.
Pap was lighting one of his hand-rolleds in the dark, and I guess the assailant took offense and tried to gun the old man down.
The poker room at the Dunes was owned by Syd Wyman and run by the poker legend Johnny Moss, a three-time champion at the World Series of Poker, who was known as the “grand old man of poker.”
Images began to fly past at alarming speed: the old man in white, waving a fan of feathers, whispering, “Susto, susto.”