Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AGE OLD

What if he forced her into the age old thing she had done so often?

Among the age old arts of the celestials none is more strangely inspiring than that of medicine.

There followed the age old drama of a boy with something in his possession and a monkey who wants it.

And women of my age—old women, you understand—are the only ones who care about the future of those they love.

Arthur was then sixteen years of age—old for his years, traveled, clever—strong in body and robust in health.

Welcomed home like the "return of the prodigal," the age old gossip of "I told you so!"

This fact again calls to mind the truth of that age old maxim, "Experience is the best teacher."

WORD ORIGIN

1896, from age (n.) + old.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.