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Down to the right—that comical little codger in the checked suit.
MR. OPPALICE HEGAN RICE
“More easily said than done, old codger,” hiccoughed Robson, essaying to get across the back of a restive mule.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
She had often noted an old codger whose place backed up on hers, but had never held any converse with him.
THE GENTLE ART OF COOKING WIVESELIZABETH STRONG WORTHINGTON
Now, I should admire to know how long that old codger's going to live; he must be as old as Methuselah's cat by this time.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
They supposing him to be some old "codger," thought they would have a little fun with him.
In the novels the mate was usually a bluff, fatherly old codger who sung out “Heave away, my lads!”
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
I'm an old codger, sir, but I'm worth—a dozen o' you—spindle-legged chaps; dum me if I ain't, sir!
OTHER MAIN-TRAVELLED ROADSHAMLIN GARLAND
A crusty old codger, sitting near by, seemed disturbed; at least, he stared in a most pointed way.
SISTER CARRIETHEODORE DREISER
He's a stiff old codger, but nobody c'n say anything ag'in 'im!
THE MAN FROM JERICHOEDWIN CARLILE LITSEY
What an old codger he was though, and how like a savage he lived here.
BAD HUGHMARY JANE HOLMES