oldman

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See also: Oldman, old-man, old man, and Old Man

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oldman (plural oldmen)

  1. (obsolete, now nonstandard) old man
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Qveene. [], London: [] [John Wolfe] for VVilliam Ponsonbie, OCLC 960102938, book II, canto 9, page 322:
      And therein ſat an old oldman, halfe blind,
      And all decrepit in his feeble corſe, [] .
    • 1891, Armenian popular songs, translated into English, page 64:
      Our Lord an oldman with a white beard
      Seated in glory on the cross []
    • 1986, A. R. Flowers, De mojo blues: de quest of HighJohn de conqueror, page 160:
      One of the oldmen started jabbering, US number one, VC number ten thou . . .
    • 2007, Bijay Kumar Das, Critical essays on post-colonial literature, page 146:
      The agony of an oldman for being neglected in the family and ill-treated by his daughter-in-law, abides.

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