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old boy/girl

An elderly man or woman, especially an active or lively one. These old boys still like to get together and show off the improvements they've made to their cars, something they've been doing for over 40 years. My mother-in-law is going on a date this weekend. That old girl is feistier than I gave her credit for!
See also: boy, girl, old

old ˈboy/ˈgirl

(informal)
1 an older man/woman: There’s a nice old boy living next door.
2 a former pupil of a school: He’s one of our most famous old boys.We have an old girls’ reunion every five years.
See also: boy, girl, old

old girl

n. an old lady; a lively old lady. What makes an old girl like that so feisty?
See also: girl, old
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Team member Adam Hurst played for the school's first XI football team before moving to the Old Boys team.
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The reunion is well attended with 200-300 Old Boys attending each year.
Contrary to some reports, the CHSOB-Dinas Powys tie was played and the Old Boys won 49-10 with full-back Richard Jones scoring three tries.
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What they were really begging for was an opportunity to remain ten-year old boys, to feel safe, and loved.
He said that the group of 'old boys' moved in after Dylan's death persuading Caitlin to put the inheritance into trust, with them as trustees.
Essemay, which developed as a verbal shorthand for St Margaret's Aigburth, and was originally St Margaret's Anfield, played in the I-Zingari League, the I Zingari Combination and the Liverpool Old Boys Leagues.
Spanned over 02 days, the event was attended by a large number of old boys of the School coming from every corner of the country and abroad.
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BRIGHOUSE Old Boys will turn their preparations for the West Yorkshire and Huddersfield District Football League campaigns up a notch with a plum friendly at Brighouse Town on Tuesday (7.45).
I WOULD like to announce the Annual Dinner for Old Boys of Holly Lodge Grammar School and James Watt Technical School, Smethwick, which takes place on May 7 this year.