age-old

[ eyj-ohld ]
/ ˈeɪdʒˌoʊld /

adjective

ancient; from time immemorial: an age-old tradition.

Origin of age-old

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for age-old

age-old

age-long


adjective

very old or of long duration; ancient
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Word Origin and History for age-old

age-old


adj.

1896, from age (n.) + old.

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