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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AGE-OLD

It was plainly red—the light came from inside the age-old throat.

Age-old mysteries surrounding our book have not yet been cleared up.

The age-old genetic wisdom was still available to guide him.

They set their ambush with the age-old skill the Redax had grafted into their memories.

It was the visualizing to him of that age-old conflict in which only the fittest survive.

The imperfection of their gifts in this direction is no doubt due to age-old causes.

The bridegroom, foretold by the age-old priest, had come at last.

It hinted of the age-old dissolution, century after century, which had been going on.

Do you think that all of a sudden you can break this age-old habit?

Bruce felt the age-old menace of the wilderness as never before.

WORD ORIGIN

1896, from age (n.) + old.

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