- Faux-archaic form of the old
- I'm not wasting my time going to lectures given by ye olde professor Jones.
- Ye Olde Coffee Shoppe.
- Pseudo-archaic, pertaining to a historically inaccurate invocation of pre-modern times.
- Jocularly added as an adjective to modern nouns to indicate that something is either outmoded or comfortably old fashioned. See ye (“the”) for more on how the spelling arose.