the Saxon dialect of Low German in use before c1100.
the Saxon dialect of Low German up to about 1200, from which modern Low German is derived OS
noun 1. advocates or supporters of established custom or of conservatism: a military man of the old school. noun 1. (mainly Brit) a school formerly attended by a person 2. a group of people favouring traditional ideas or conservative practices adj. in reference to a group of people noted for conservative views or principals on […]
noun 1. a necktie striped in the colors of a specific English public school, especially as worn by a graduate to indicate his educational background. 2. an alumnus of an English public school. 3. the clannishness and conservative manners, dress, and attitudes associated with students and graduates of the English public schools. 4. snobbishness, clannishness, […]
noun, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. the devil; Satan.
noun, Informal. 1. a person or thing that is comfortably familiar and unpretentious: Uncle Will is a lovable old shoe. adjective Comfortable and familiar: a relationship that has evolved from open hostility to the old-shoe clubbiness of rivals drawn by shared personalities (1825+) see: comfortable as an old shoe