very old


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  • very old — elderly, aged; of a long time ago, very old fashioned …   English contemporary dictionary

  • “Very Old Folk, The“ —    Short story (2,500 words); written on November 3, 1927. First published (in this form) in ScientiSnaps(Summer 1940); corrected text in MW    In the Roman province of Hispania Citerior (Spain), the proconsul, P.Scribonius Libo, summons a… …   An H.P.Lovecraft encyclopedia

  • very old man — elderly man, male senior citizen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings — (Spanish: Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes ) is a fictional short story by author Gabriel García Márquez written in 1968. It falls within the genre of magic realism, and is one of the short stories included in the book Leaf Storm .Plot… …   Wikipedia

  • The Very Old Folk — is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. It is reportedly a recording of a dream, where the main protagonist is a Roman military official in Hispania. The countryside is, every year, ravaged by terrible hill people who… …   Wikipedia

  • Wiser's Very Old — *Colour: Deep amber. *Nose: Oak, autumn florals, and pine. *Body: Full and robust. *Palate: Mature oak with caramel, baked apples, and spice. *Finish: Smooth finish. See also *Wiser s whiskey *Whiskey *Rye Whisky *Distilled BeveragesExternal… …   Wikipedia

  • old — W1S1 [əuld US ould] adj comparative older superlative oldest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not new)¦ 2¦(not young)¦ 3¦(age)¦ 4¦(that you used to have)¦ 5¦(familiar)¦ 6¦(very well known)¦ 7 the old days 8 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Old English Sheepdog — A show standard Old English Sheepdog Country of origin England Traits …   Wikipedia

  • Old Fitzgerald — Very Special Old Fitzgerald, a 12 year old Super Premium Bourbon Type …   Wikipedia

  • old as the hills — {adj. phr.} Very old; ancient. * / Why didn t you laugh? she asked. Because that joke is as old as the hills, he answered./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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