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old man, greybeard, graybeard, Methuselah(noun)
a man who is very old
old boy, old man(noun)
a familiar term of address for a man
an informal term for your father
common wormwood, absinthe, old man, lad's love, Artemisia absinthium(noun)
aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
: an old man.
a husband, or significant other
Unit's Commanding Officer.
"Old Man" is a song written and performed by Neil Young on his 1972 album Harvest. The song was written for the caretaker of the Northern California Broken Arrow Ranch, which Young purchased for $350,000 in 1970. The song compares a young man's life to an old man's and shows that the young man has, to some extent, the same needs as the old one. James Taylor played six-string banjo and sang on the song, and Linda Ronstadt also contributed vocals. In the movie Heart of Gold, Young introduces the song as follows: About that time when I wrote, and I was touring, I had also -- just, you know, being a rich hippie for the first time -- I had purchased a ranch, and I still live there today. And there was a couple living on it that were the caretakers, an old gentleman named Louis Avila and his wife Clara. And there was this old blue Jeep there, and Louis took me for a ride in this blue Jeep. He gets me up there on the top side of the place, and there's this lake up there that fed all the pastures, and he says, "Well, tell me, how does a young man like yourself have enough money to buy a place like this?" And I said, "Well, just lucky, Louie, just real lucky." And he said, "Well, that's the darndest thing I ever heard." And I wrote this song for him.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
An old man loved is winter with flowers.
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
The child weeps for its good and the old man for his ill.
When the old man is gone, who knows what their relationship is?
Not only is the old man twice a child, but also the man who is drunk.
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- henwr, hynafgwrWelsh
- alter Mann, Alter, GreisGerman
- vieillard, vieil homme, vieuxFrench
- bodachScottish Gaelic
- ծերուկ, պառավ, ծերունիArmenian
- pak tuaIndonesian
- 親爺, 老爺, お爺さん, 親父, 爺Japanese
- pîremêr, پیرهمێردKurdish
- senukas, senis, senelisLithuanian
- starzec, stary, staruszek, dziadekPolish
- velho, idosoPortuguese
- machu, awkiQuechua
- старик, дедушка, пахан, дед, старичо́к, папаша, стари́кRussian
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