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1872 photograph of the western face of the Greek Parthenon
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1872 photograph of the western face of the Greek Parthenon

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
  1. Of an object, concept, etc., having existed for a relatively long period of time.
  2. Of a living being, having lived for relatively many years.
    • a wrinkled old man
  3. Having existed or lived for the specified time.
    • How old are they? She’s five years old and he’s seven. We also have a young teen and a two-year-old.
    • My great-grandfather lived to be a hundred and one years old.
    • a five-year-old car
  4. Former, previous.
    • My new car is not as good as my old one.
    • 1994, Michael Grumley, Life Drawing
      But over my old life, a new life had formed.
  5. Obsolete; out-of-date.
    • That is the old way of doing things; now we do it this way.
  6. Tiresome
    Your constant pestering is getting old.




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