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age-old

[eyj-ohld]
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adjective
  1. ancient; from time immemorial: an age-old tradition.
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Origin of age-old

First recorded in 1900–05
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age-old

age-long

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

adj.

1896, from age (n.) + old.

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