Origin of old-line
Examples from the Web for old-line
The old-line Conservatives opened up to new ideas and new voters, yes.
The case is reduced to a rescue of two old-line industrial companies that bend metal in the Midwest.The Stimulus and Health Care President Runs on ... Tires and Cars?|David Frum|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Old-line media firms such as newspapers, book companies and the major networks may find themselves overmatched.President Obama Courts Silicon Valley’s New Digital Aristocracy|Joel Kotkin|February 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But all is not well at the old-line American Conservative Union, which throws the annual party.
Jobs in the publishing world will shift away from old-line manufacturing and warehousing to technology, editorial, and creative.
The party passed over Colonel Roosevelt; the memory of 1912 was still too bitter to permit the old-line leaders to accept him.Woodrow Wilson's Administration and Achievements|Frank B. Lord and James William Bryan
Governor Rector had been elected, in the autumn of 1860, by the Democrats and old-line Whigs.The American Indian as Slaveholder and Seccessionist|Annie Heloise Abel
His cast of mind was essentially conservative, and down to 1856 he would no doubt have called himself an old-line Whig.William Hickling Prescott|Harry Thurston Peck
In the first place, I would say he was not an old-line Whig.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Four|Abraham Lincoln
And his opinion was that the old-line colleges tended to destroy individuality and smother initiative.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard