olde-worlde


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olde-worlde

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a place that is olde-worlde looks very old or has been made to look old in a way that seems false It's a sweet little village, full of olde-worlde charm. They own a dreadful olde-worlde tea-shop with fake wooden beams and lace everywhere.
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Olde-worlde charm: Lose yourself in Knutsford's narrow streets.
The interior has a rustic feel without being too overdone on the olde-worlde front
A charming, historic beamed home with every modern convenience; Plenty of olde-worlde style inside; The garden room; Stabling for many horses
95 and has that olde-worlde kitsch style which is very trendy at the mo.
Is it the mythology of olde-worlde Great Britain, or is it the modern-twist on the classic, Cinderella story?
People ask me where I got it from because it looks quite olde-worlde, so when I say it's from a shop in Cardiff they are quite surprised.
The Spread Eagle, with its sprawl of whitewashed medieval buildings, four-poster beds and olde-worlde lounges, dates back to 1430.
The former coaching inn dates back to 1851 and the olde-worlde feel survives to this day.
Her all-purpose setting is a kind of Goldilocks olde-worlde half-timbered cottage in which everything must take place.
But while it enjoyed an upmarket reputation, its traditional olde-worlde stylings were considered old-fashioned and nostalgic.
Magic Cottage is a little pocket of Scotland in the South of England; The olde-worlde dining room and master bedroom in Magic Cottage Pictures: LEWIS DURHAM
The world famous model now calls Leicestershire its home and while it still has an olde-worlde feel to it, the modern-day Bonneville is streets ahead of its 1960s counterpart.
Coaches get off the beaten track on Mountain Goat Tours to lap up the remarkable Lakeside landscape, complete with white-walled cottages in small olde-worlde villages.
The script marries action movie convention with an olde-worlde setting, providing the titular heroes with an arsenal of pithy one-liners as they dispatch the enemy, often at point-blank range in stomach-churning 3D.
This rapid-boil kettle's looks make it perfect for an olde-worlde style kitchen.