It was an old-maid's apprehensions, and you forgot the whole thing.
She looks like the picture of the old maid on the old-maid cards.
You would as soon hear a 'No' from an old-maid as from the House of Commons.
She was an old-maid school-teacher, ugly enough to stop a clock.
The duties of an old-maid aunt cannot be entered upon lightly.
No, darling, but this circus is going—your old-maid aunt—to put herself to rights!
He supports her home, and finds that she is the younger and more attractive of two old-maid and dévote sisters.
Well, we wuz late in startin' back, anyhow, and then I had to stop fer an hour pickin' cactus thorns outta an old-maid female.
"It must be that you want an old-maid sister for company," she added with some spite.'
The girl was well enough, or would be if she had money, and this she would unquestionably get from the old-maid aunt.