Feeling certain of defeat at the polls, the partisans of the latter candidate resorted to the timeworn expedient of a revolt.
Branch after branch is dropping from the timeworn, weatherbeaten trunk.
You seem to have inherited the timeworn theory that the War of 1914 was entirely provoked by the junker class of Germans.
Judging from what little I have seen, it appears to be ancient and timeworn.
Besides the earnest agony of its words, there was a mute eloquence about that yellow, timeworn paper.
The birth of Lafayette is recorded in the yellow and timeworn parish register of Chaviniac.
It was an altar-tomb, broken and timeworn and almost covered with an accumulation of earth and moss and leaves.
Feverishly they passed the timeworn phrase back and forth; it would have been ludicrous if it hadn't been so deadly serious.
Beyond the fountain, before the timeworn cloister, sat an aged brother surrounded by monks.
Near the park entrance is the almshouse, with its timeworn gables of yellow stone against the dull red of the tile roofing.