from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Very old or of long standing.

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  • adj. very old; having existed for a long time; ancient or well-established

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of very long duration.
  • adj. having reached a desired or final condition as a result of standing for a period of time; -- of wines, whiskey, fruit, or cheeses.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. belonging to or lasting from times long ago


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