- Old sod
noun 1. (informal) one’s native country: back to the old sod
- Old soldier
noun 1. a former soldier or veteran 2. an experienced or practised person
noun 1. the U.S. South before the Civil War. noun 1. the American South before the Civil War
noun 1. a group of four closely related Semitic languages, having a writing system and used from about the eighth to the fifth centuries b.c. in the southern part of Arabia.