the original home country of an immigrant or a person’s ancestors, especially a European country.
the country of origin of an immigrant or an immigrant’s ancestors
noun, (in Christian exegesis) 1. the covenant between God and the ancient Israelites, based on the Mosaic Law. 2. (initial capital letter) the Old Testament.
- Old crock
noun phrase An old person, esp a man, who is broken down and physically debilitated: That old crock still plays tennis? [1880+; crock is found in several Germanic languages as ”a broken-down horse”; noted in 1969 as medical slang for a neurotic complainer]
[oh-key, oh-key, oh-key] /ˈoʊˈkeɪ, ˌoʊˈkeɪ, ˈoʊˌkeɪ/ adjective 1. all right; proceeding normally; satisfactory or under control: Things are OK at the moment. 2. correct, permissible, or acceptable; meeting standards: Is this suit OK to wear to a formal party? 3. doing well or in good health; managing adequately: She’s been OK since the operation. 4. […]
- Old dart
noun 1. (Austral, slang) the Old Dart, England