old age


noun

the last period of human life, now often considered to be the years after 65.

Origin of old age

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50
Related formsold-age, adjective
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  • The most conspicuous example of that effect has been Old-age Pensions.

    Home Rule

    Harold Spender

  • Old-age Pensions have fallen on Ireland as a shower of gold.

    Home Rule

    Harold Spender

  • A region typical of old-age topography is that around Caldwell, Kansas.

    Geology

    William J. Miller

  • He is wondering, wondering if it has been but a dream, his old-age journey.

    The Wolf's Long Howl

    Stanley Waterloo

  • Under Old Business was a long discussion on health benefits and old-age pensions.

    Working With the Working Woman

    Cornelia Stratton Parker