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old fellow

noun, Chiefly British.
Origin of old fellow
First recorded in 1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Even Ashton said, "Weston, you are coming it pretty strong, old fellow!"

    Life in London Edwin Hodder
  • You ought to be ashamed of yourself, an old fellow like you pretending to be so good-looking.

    Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore
  • "Drink, old fellow," and Mitchell put his arm about Morris's shoulders.

  • MAN, Sand, an old fellow who visits houses blessed with a child.

  • They dragged the old fellow from his hiding-place: they promptly handcuffed him.

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • And the old fellow with the thick spectacles talked them all down.

    Wanderer of Infinity Harl Vincent
  • Glad to, old fellow, and we'll have a spot of hot tea ready for you in a jiffy.

  • Good-night, old fellow; I'm afraid I've sent you to sleep with my yarns.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • The fact is, old fellow, that such things are not to be found any more.

    The Great Hunger Johan Bojer

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