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  • n. Plural form of oldster.


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  • A factor that goes against modern players totals and aids the oldsters is the modern rotation.

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  • The preceding June had seen the graduation of the last class of "oldsters" -- of those who, after five years at sea, had spent the sixth at the Academy, subjected formally to its discipline and methods.

    From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life

  • So, I wondered why these "oldsters" were singing in the beginning of Act Two.

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  • I often think that it is a shame that our children today do so little reading and/or aren't exposed to the morals that these early childrens 'books taught we "oldsters" in our formative years. reply

    Madeline Brandeis.

  • I attended Internet Librarian 2006 a few weeks ago and there were many "oldsters" there.

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  • First, it could just mean that "oldsters" should just remove barriers that are holding back youthful innovation.

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  • While I can vouch for this general state of feeling, I cannot be sure of its derivation; but I have always thought it due to the presence during the previous five years of the "oldsters," nominally under the same discipline as ourselves, but looked up to with the respect and observance which at that age are naturally given to those two or three seasons older.

    From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life

  • However I believe we 'oldsters' underestimate both the idealism and the intellectual engagement of our young people in general, and our university students in particular.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • Once a politician gets to Washington for a first term, it only takes a year or so to get as corrupt as the "oldsters" Obama wants a change, but none of the people in Congress want it.

    Cafferty File

  • The other morning I watched a group of seniors walking and was amazed at a little slip of an old lady, probably in her early 80s briskly leading the pack of 'oldsters', all of whom appeared younger than her. | Lead Stories


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