[ohld-ster] /ˈoʊld stər/
an old or elderly person.
(in the British navy) a midshipman of four years’ standing.
(informal) an older person
(Brit, navy) a person who has been a midshipman for four years
1818, colloquial, from old + -ster, on analogy of youngster.
An older person, as opposed to a youngster: We oldsters can beat you (1848+)
[stoh-uh] /ˈstoʊ ə/ noun 1. the earliest phase of Stoicism, lasting from the latter part of the 4th century to the early part of the 3rd century b.c.
noun 1. the Paleolithic period. noun 1. (not now in technical usage) another term for Palaeolithic Old Stone Age (ōld) See Paleolithic.
noun 1. Also, oldstyle. Printing. a type style differentiated from modern by the more or less uniform thickness of all strokes and by slanted serifs. 2. (initial capital letters) time reckoned according to the Julian calendar. Compare . adjective 3. Also, old-style. Typography. noting or descriptive of a font of numerals of which some part […]
- Old sweat
noun (Brit, informal) 1. an old soldier; veteran 2. a person who has a great deal of experience in some activity