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  • adj.traditional
  • nounearliest way of doing things

synonyms for old school

  • acceptable
  • accustomed
  • classic
  • classical
  • conservative
  • conventional
  • customary
  • habitual
  • long-established
  • old
  • old line
  • popular
  • regular
  • rooted
  • time-honored
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Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
All my musical studies till now have been a mere going to school, a preparation for him.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I ask for half a dozen projectors or so in every school, and for a well-stocked storehouse of films.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
And furthermore, I imagine something else about this—quite unlike the old Bible—I imagine all of it periodically revised.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The old man seemed to be greatly agitated, and hurriedly whispering, "We thought you were never coming, sir!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
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WORDS RELATED TO OLD SCHOOL

  • academy
  • college
  • institution
  • old school
  • place of graduation
  • place of matriculation
  • university
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