a person or thing that is comfortably familiar and unpretentious: Uncle Will is a lovable old shoe.
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- old saw,
- old saxon,
- old school,
- old school tie,
- old scratch,
- old skool,
- old slavic,
- old slavonic,
- old sledge,
- old sod
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see comfortable as an old shoe.
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