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old skool

  1. the hip-hop music of the 1980s or modern music imitating this style
  2. (as modifier): old-skool hip-hop
Word Origin
C20: skool is a phonetic rendering of school
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  • He wuz a gentleman uv the old skool—one uv the few left us in these degenerate days.

    Swingin Round the Cirkle. Petroleum V. Nasby

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