old-timer


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old-timer

n. an old person; an old man. (Also a term of address.) Ask that old-timer over there if it has always been this bad around here.
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Members of the Antelope Valley Old-Timers Association will hold the annual kickoff dinner Wednesday at the Lancaster Elks Lodge, 240 E.
The great-grandson of an Austrian immigrant who changed his name to Indio Brasileiro upon arriving in the southern city of Porto Alegre, Guerra is a bit of an old-timer on the local Internet scene.
This reminds an old-timer we know of the time Charles Percy, after his daughter's murder, won a surprise victory in his first senate race.
In 66, a fifties teen piece with a comic-strip blow-up (by Santo Loquasto) of the famous highway, an old-timer hobbles among the kids; then, in a comic vignette Charles Weidman would have liked, tosses away his cane and becomes a soft-shoe dancing youth.
The 2000 Year Old Man Goes to School stars Brooks' and Reiner's classic character, the 2000 Year Old Man, created while working on Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows" with Reiner as an interviewer and Brooks an old-timer born in 40 B.
Overall, however, for the contemplative listener who enjoys good writing about nature and the interesting people, especially the old-timers, who inhabit this area, it is a nice experience.
Assuming that the age of the dimmest, oldest stars would give a minimum age for the universe, astronomers including Harvey Richer of the University of British Columbia and his colleagues set out to find some of these old-timers (SN: 9/2/95, p.
Instead she has a few conversations with old-timers in the area who remember them and provide an anecdote or two, then she finally goes to a show of their work.
The intensity of each day's run and the length of the season are not very predictable, although weather forecasters, old-timers, and university Extension agents claim to know (and seldom are right).
be on display during the Celebrity Old-Timers Game, featuring some
Jones, who found new success with his cover versions album Reload in 1999, is on the short list for best British male in a field which includes other pop old-timers like David Bowie, Sting and Van Morrison.
Each week Movement Research presents the work of two or three artists, newcomers and old-timers, in the church's large sanctuary.
The old-timers used the term oversold to highlight potential long-term buying opportunities in the markets that investors needed to pay attention to.
We just want to get it out of baseball,'' he said, his white mustache dancing as he presumed to speak for old-timers everywhere.
Four figures seated in a row, all but one decked in cowboy boots or beaded moccasins, suggested the camaraderie of old-timers as they stretched their rubber-glove hands to the fire.