time-honored

[ tahym-on-erd ]
/ ˈtaɪmˌɒn ərd /

adjective

revered or respected because of antiquity and long continuance: a time-honored custom.

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Also especially British, time-hon·oured .

Origin of time-honored

First recorded in 1585–95
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