Examples from the Web for old-timer
He noticed an “old-timer” in a red USMC baseball cap sitting nearby with a few other Marine Vietnam veterans.Home on the Fourth of July: Two Marines, Two Purple Hearts|John Kael Weston|July 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If and when CRE becomes resistant to this old-timer, the cupboard is truly bare.Why I’m Not Worried About Dying From a Superbug, and You Shouldn’t Be, Either|Kent Sepkowitz|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A veteran would have recognized him as an old-timer and probable officer, and heeded, automatically.Mercenary|Dallas McCord Reynolds
“You sure know how to shoot a surprise into a fellow, old-timer,” he drawled.Shoe-Bar Stratton|Joseph Bushnell Ames
I watched one old-timer in the ranks as he lifted the tin cup to his lips and took the initial gulp."And they thought we wouldn't fight"|Floyd Gibbons
The sergeant, an old-timer, replied, "The dance starts right now."
The old-timer had been very serious in laying down the law that no man must travel alone in the Klondike after fifty below.Lost Face|Jack London