Origin of well-worn
Examples from the Web for well-worn
I am carrying a well-worn satchel fashioned out of a recycled plastic tarp.
He keeps the papal Mercedes parked in the Vatican garage and insists on tooling around Rome in well-worn 1984 Renault.
Simple: not merely because it was wrong, but because it was wrong in such familiar-sounding and well-worn ways.The Case for Bombing Iran Shows Hawks Wrong All Over Again|Michael Tomasky|February 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He said this was a well-worn path of Kashmiri and Punjabi militants moving from one base to another.Al Qaeda Commander Ilyas Kashmiri Killed in U.S. Predator Strike|Ron Moreau & Sami Yousafzai, Christopher Dickey|June 4, 2011|DAILY BEAST
What's more, Parent uses Kevin's sexuality as an ingenious plot device that fits seamlessly within the well-worn Archie narrative.
Yon downward and well-worn way leads sinful souls to the place of everlasting punishment.Folk-Lore and Legends|Anonymous
The delicate hands, still unwrinkled, were folded, and lightly clasped a well-worn rosary.The Burgomaster's Wife, Complete|Georg Ebers
"All of which has come to be a pretty old and well-worn story with us, McVickar," said the listener quietly.The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush|Francis Lynde
The room is old fashioned, furnished with well-worn mahogany and leather, and lined with tin boxes and estate plans.Justice (Second Series Plays)|John Galsworthy
The bishop leaned back in his well-worn, leather chair almost with a sigh.Rejected of Men|Howard Pyle