Origin of old-world
Related formsold-world·ly, adjectiveold-world·li·ness, noun
Definition for old-world (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for old-world
The bar itself is beautiful with gigantic carved wood cabinetry and all sorts of interesting, old-world bar utensils.
And so Reddit, a new-world digital site, delved into old-world politics.
It was built in accordance with an old-world design, and in shape resembled an ancient chapter-house.The New Girl at St. Chad's|Angela Brazil
Those marvellous houses stood on either side with their old-world outlines and weather-beaten stains.Glories of Spain|Charles W. Wood
Suddenly, into all this old-world scenery, there dashed a lively motor-boat, which had come from Tiberias to collect passengers.With the Judans in the Palestine Campaign|J. H. (John Henry) Patterson
We see a fine old htel at No. 69, and an old-world street, Rue Guillou, close by.Historic Paris|Jetta S. Wolff
His brogue, too, is attractive, sounds so out of place in that atmosphere of Latin and old-world tombs and inscriptions.Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life|Mary Alsop King Waddington