Old Man and the Sea, The
- a novel (1952) by Ernest Hemingway.
Old Man of the Sea
- (in The Arabian Nights' Entertainments) an old man who clung to the shoulders of Sindbad the Sailor for many days and nights.
- a burden, annoyance, care, or the like, from which it is extremely difficult to free oneself.
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