full of years

full of years

Having reached old age. Because he is full of years, he's having a hard time getting around now.
See also: full, of, year

full of years

having lived to a considerable age. archaic
Full of years is an expression originating in the Authorized Version of the Bible: ‘an old man, and full of years’ (Genesis 25:8).
See also: full, of, year
References in classic literature ?
Ogres and bugaboos and I had been happy bed-fellows, compared with these terrors that made their bed with me throughout my childhood, and that still bed with me, now, as I write this, full of years.
As for yourself, death shall come to you from the sea, and your life shall ebb away very gently when you are full of years and peace of mind, and your people shall bless you.