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of old

(slightly formal)
in the past Today's vegetables grow more quickly and efficiently than vegetables of old.
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of old

Formerly, long since, at an earlier time, as in In days of old the whole town turned out to watch the parade. This somewhat archaic idiom dates from about 1400.
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By the time of his death in 1969, he had become the author of publications that covered a wide field of Old Testament scholarship.
In setting forth the ancient and medieval high cultural backgrounds to early modern English representations of old age, she reveals the common rhetorical tendency in virtually every period to speak in terms of decline and, at the same time, the diverse and even conflicting images that have existed.
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He is also a professor of Old Testament studies and has taught at the Catholic Theological Union for 15 years.
But it is the wooden windows and balconies that are the chief glory of old Jeddah.
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871(a)(1)(C)(i) or 881(a)(3)(A), tax is imposed on the amount of OlD accruing while such obligation was held by the foreign investor who receives the retirement proceeds.
Is this going to leave us with future Meeses and Hartkes and Laxalts agonizing about the meaning of old wealth?
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