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Noun: old man  ówld man
  1. A man who is very old
    - greybeard [Brit, Cdn], graybeard [US], Methuselah
     
  2. A familiar term of address for a man
    - old boy
     
  3. An informal term for your father
     
  4. Aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
    - common wormwood, absinthe, lad's love, Artemisia absinthium
     
  5. (slang) boss

Derived forms: old men

Type of: adult male, begetter [archaic], boss, dysphemism, father, golden ager, hirer, male parent, man, old person, oldster [N. Amer], senior citizen, wormwood

Part of: absinth, absinthe, genus Artemisia

Encyclopedia: Old man