old stager


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old stager

n
a person with experience; old hand
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Noun1.old stager - an experienced person who has been through many battlesold stager - an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
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I wasn't the steady old stager I am now, Bunny; my analysis was a confession in itself.
As I've said already, Bunny, I wasn't the old stager that I am now--in any respect--and we parted good enough friends.
The proposal was seductive, but La Ramee was an old stager, acquainted with all the traps a prisoner was likely to set.
They will form themselves there," said the old stager with a quiet smile.
He did his best, flying here and there, placing them in rows and showing them the tricks; he had never given an order in his life before, but he had taken enough of them to know, and he soon fell into the spirit of it, and roared and stormed like any old stager.
Some old stagers held back so that they might be seen by the physician himself, but they seldom succeeded in this; and only three or four, whose condition seemed to demand his attention, were kept.
There was a sound representative assortment of quite young Old Boys, to whom ours was a prehistoric time, and in the trough of their modem chaff and chat we old stagers might well have been left far astern of the fun.
On this occasion they departed by twos and threes, most of them agreeing in favor of Rabourdin; while the old stagers, like Monsieur Clergeot, shook their heads and said, "Habent sua sidera lites.
Regulations are now available for what is the final round of the BTRDA National Rally Championship, Welsh Association National Championship, Clubmans, the Old Stager Historic, Welsh Historic, and the ANWCC Championships.
Scots coach Vern Cotter has yet to confirm if Laidlaw will retain the captaincy ahead of the likes of Sam Hidalgo-Clyne and old stager Chris Cusiter.
If Pearson keeps Leicester in the Premier League, don't call him the new Houdini - he's an old stager who's been doing it for almost 20 years.
Pipeline came from 2-0 down to secure a creditable 4-3 defeat away at Rileys with old stager Jon Day (Pipeline) starring in a rare appearance.