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Theodoric, the King of the Goths in Italy, even went on to rekindle a part of the olden Roman legacy in the fields of legal administration and architecture, with the cultural revival centered in the city of Ravenna.

Few filmmakers are as in love with olden times as Wes Anderson is.

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We, in olden days, had towering kooks and colossal villains.

For those of you who are not old enough to remember, a watch was a device for telling time back in olden days, before smartphones.

Of course, in the olden days, we knew what to think of Americans who quoted extensively from Pravda - right, Comrade Beck?

I signed up to write my sixth book back in the olden days of 2005.

In olden days and on the old continent, criticizing the monarch might limit your life chances.

It is curious that dancing is not mentioned, but dancing in the olden days in Ireland was not, I believe, much indulged in.

I think these extracts are sufficient to give a portraiture of the place in olden times.

Enough of the massive walls is left to convey a vivid idea of the olden grandeur of the castle.

Sometimes land is rented on shares, a very common way in the olden time.

A beautiful picture now comes to my mind—a picture of an ideal mother of olden time.


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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to olden, such as: aboriginal, age-old, ancient, antediluvian, antiquated, and antique.

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