Definitions

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  • adj. old

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Examples

  • Lee Henderson’s debut novel, The Man Game, is a romp and a face-off in olde Vancouver.

    The Man Game: Lee Henderson Interview

  • About two miles from Cairo there is another little Cairo called The olde Cairo, which containeth in circuit litle more then tenne miles, and the better halfe is not inhabited, but destroyed, whereof I neede not make any other mention.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Master Geffrey Ducket, whose returne (if spoyle neere Volga had not preuented by rouing theeues) had altogether salued and recouered the companies (called the olde companies) great losse, charges, and damages: but the saying is true, By vnitie small things grow great, and by contention great things become small.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • DESI resumes CON at 8. 18PM, with the PC fluttering a li'l -- made me some "uncomtable" feel as on detailked reading, this word stared at Desi - not a four - letter word, but recalls the olde profession of yore: "whore"

    desiderata-ylchong

  • This is an "olde" sketch from my Denton, TX days that is my impression of a postcard I got in Houston and forever intertwined in my head with the Peter Gabriel song The Rhythm of the Heat.

    Rhythm of the Heat

  • Cooke's inventory includes "1 great Bible and 4 olde bookes," which as they were "olde," and he was clearly not a book-buyer, very probably came with him in the ship.

    The Mayflower and Her Log; July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621 — Complete

  • On returning across the lake to Te Anau we made the drive back towards Queenstown - visiting Arrowtown (and "olde" gold-mining town) for lunch.

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

  • I am just as pagan as many of my forefathers in the "olde" world!

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • The Sweet Cascades store is located pretty much in the middle of the Main Street shopping zone of "olde" Ellicott City which, I recognize, is not technically "Baltimore," but is so good and special that I thought it deserved a shout out here.

    Baltiblogs

  • Volga had not preuented by rouing theeues) had altogether salued and recouered the companies (called the olde companies) great losse, charges, and damages: but the saying is true, By vnitie small things grow great, and by contention great things become small.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 04

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  • I believe the current spelling of "old" is a compromise of "ol'" and "olde."

    April 3, 2008