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the personification of time as an old man, usually in a white robe, having a white beard, and carrying a scythe.
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How to use Father Time in a sentence
The Daily Beast finds the 20 American cities, from Austin to Oakland, where citizens defy Father Time.20 Longest-Living Cities||July 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
One effect of Saturn, Old Father Time, in your sign, is an increased sense of living in the present.What the Stars Hold For Your Week|Starsky + Cox|July 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Still, child, I am right glad that he is gone, and given father time to get over his anger.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Her companion begged her not to cry, for Father Time would surely help them.
Bowing low before Father Time, he was instructed to call the Holidays together.
After marching twice around the stage they took their stand in a semicircle before Father Time and the children.
It opened at once and out came a veritable Father Time, leaning on his staff.
British Dictionary definitions for Father Time
time personified as an old bearded man, usually carrying a scythe and an hourglass
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