time-honoured


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time-honoured

adj
having been observed for a long time and sanctioned by custom
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.time-honoured - acceptable for a long time; "time-honored customs"
reputable - having a good reputation; "a reputable business"; "a reputable scientist"; "a reputable wine"
2.time-honoured - honored because of age or long usage; "time-honored institutions"
honourable, honorable - worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect; "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country"

time-honoured

adjective long-established, traditional, customary, old, established, fixed, usual, ancient, conventional, venerable, age-old The beer is brewed in the time-honoured way here.
Translations

time-honoured

time-honored (US) [ˈtaɪmˌɒnəd] ADJconsagrado

time-honoured

time-honored (Am) [ˈtaɪmˌɒnəd] adjconsacrato/a dal tempo
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As I looked out of the coach window, and observed that an old house on Fish-street Hill, which had stood untouched by painter, carpenter, or bricklayer, for a century, had been pulled down in my absence; and that a neighbouring street, of time-honoured insalubrity and inconvenience, was being drained and widened; I half expected to find St.
Instead I desperately resorted to the time-honoured expedient of setting up a stick and going in the direction of its fall.
I had learned, too, the very remarkable fact, that the stem of the Usher race, all time-honoured as it was, had put forth, at no period, any enduring branch; in other words, that the entire family lay in the direct line of descent, and had always, with very trifling and very temporary variation, so lain.
The proprietor of a large old water-mill at Wellbridge--once the mill of an Abbey--had offered him the inspection of his time-honoured mode of procedure, and a hand in the operations for a few days, whenever he should choose to come.
On that occasion, Cook's Court was in a manner revolutionized by the new inscription in fresh paint, PEFFER AND SNAGSBY, displacing the time-honoured and not easily to be deciphered legend PEFFER only.

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