a grand old age

a grand old age

A very old age. My grandfather passed away this weekend. He lead a remarkable life and lived to a grand old age. Even though she's at a ripe old age, my grandmother still loves to go shopping. All I want at the end of my life is to die at a grand old age surrounded by my family.
See also: age, grand, old
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a/the ˌgrand old ˈage

a great age: She finally learned to drive at the grand old age of 65.
See also: age, grand, old
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