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"Calm down, Han," Rhes said in a quieter voice, taking the oldster's arms in both his hands.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
The bored-looking desk clerk—a withered-looking oldster who was probably a retired Starman—gave Alan his room number.
STARMAN'S QUESTROBERT SILVERBERG
"I never guess," the oldster with the silver bar and the keystone-shaped red patch on his left shoulder replied.
THE RETURNH. BEAM PIPER AND JOHN J. MCGUIRE
“Done,” replied the oldster, throwing the contents of his hand at Jerry with all his force.
THE KING'S OWNCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
For a moment, the oldster turned his attention from watching for the thing that was coming, and considered him fondly.
THE NATIVESKATHERINE MACLEAN
Hurrying back to his comrades he cried "I have seen the oldster of the dreams."
Thus did Jack at once take the rank of an oldster, and soon became the leader of all the mischief.
MR. MIDSHIPMAN EASYCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
The oldster before mentioned put his hand into the breadbasket, and seized a handful of the biscuit.
THE KING'S OWNCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
He swung his club behind him but the oldster was already scampering for the safety of the rock.
THE ETHICAL ENGINEERHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY
Ain't particular comfortable for an oldster like me when they's a full-grown, man-eatin' outlaw layin' about the grounds.

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oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION