olde-worlde


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olde-worlde

Very old or antiquated in appearance or atmosphere. Sometimes said of places or things artificially made to look this way. The cobbled streets and Georgian architecture add to the town's olde-worlde authenticity. They seem a bit tacky now, but I loved the olde-worlde trappings of renaissance fairs when I was a kid.
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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.
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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 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.
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.
Get past the olde-worlde exterior and you'll find plenty of apres chic inside with stylish, cosy bedrooms with great bathrooms.
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.
There is something quite olde-worlde about the place, even though it is part of the Chef and Brewer chain.