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Princeton's WordNet

  1. age-old, antiqueadjective

    belonging to or lasting from times long ago

    "age-old customs"; "the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness"

Wiktionary

  1. age-oldadjective

    very old; having existed for a long time; ancient or well-established

    They still make pottery by hand, in the age-old tradition.

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  1. old age

  2. gaoled

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of age-old in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of age-old in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of age-old in a Sentence

  1. President Ronald Reagan:

    You and I are told we must choose between a left or right, but I suggest there is no such thing as a left or right. There is only an up or down. Up to man's age-old dream - the maximum of individual freedom consistent with order - or down to the ant heap of totalitarianism. Regardless of their sincerity, their humanitarian motives, those who would sacrifice freedom for security have embarked on this downward path. Plutarch warned, 'The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    I was pointing out they have their own fiscal problems that predate the coronavirus and I was not interested in borrowing money from future generations to fix age-old problems, there probably will be another state and local funding bill, but we need to make sure that we achieve something that will go beyond simply sending out money.

  3. Sybil Adelman:

    Most of you have been where I am tonight. The crash site of unrequited love. You ask yourself, How did I get here What was it about Was it her smile Was it the way she crossed her legs, the turn of her ankle, the poignant vulnerability of her slender wrists What are these elusive and ephemeral things that ignite passion in the human heart That's an age-old question. It's perfect food for thought on a bright midsummer's night.

  4. Tatiana Martins:

    This case is about the age-old tale of the abuse of political power for personal greed.

  5. Diana Graber:

    What I always tell parents is it's not the technical stuff that they need to know. It's the behavioral things, and it's age old things like being nice online and being wise and not saying mean things, protecting privacy and don't talk to strangers and all those ... golden rules, like the golden rules, they weren't delivered to me all at once. They were delivered again and again and again throughout my lifetime.

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