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old stager

old stager

noun

  1. a person with experience; old hand


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Word History and Origins

Origin of old stager1

First recorded in 1705–15

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Example Sentences

Probably he made none, being a strong-minded case-hardened old stager; but resolved to do what he could for the poor youth.

Come on, old stager; you look as if you wanted a curry-comb and a feed pretty bad, said Pringle, as he untied Balties halter.

Until they get it there is still something of the prushun about them which makes them unwelcome in the old stager class.

I generally spoke to the captain, or to some old stager among the passengers, on this subject.

A dog more up to his work would have again hit off the scent, and an old stager, probably, never have lost it.

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