old codger


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Noun1.old codger - used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old manold codger - used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man
graybeard, greybeard, old man, Methuselah - a man who is very old
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"If an old codger like that can handle one plow, I can handle two."
The old codger goes down the Yukon with us, stack on that, my hearty!
The old codger agreed to leave the final decision to you when we caught up with you.
Why, I am a boy, sir, to half a dozen old codgers here!"
I was going to tell you how many unmistakeable admirers I had:- Sir Thomas Ashby was one,--Sir Hugh Meltham and Sir Broadley Wilson are old codgers, only fit companions for papa and mamma.
It only takes one confused old codger or a large family to mess up the whole system, and then we have to buy from an overworked guard/conductor.
BEWARE of Mr (Ginger) Baker, an incredible portrayal of the irritable old codger that ended with the Cream drummer breaking director Jay Bulger's nose with his cane when he realised the film would feature other people.
HARRY BROWN C5 10PM Old codger Michael Caine (above) stands up to a gang of hoodies on a South London sink estate.
When a member of our staff got to be an "old codger" he purchased a recoil pad larger than the butt end of the stock and stuck with Brownells catalog number 64.
Back in January, after four days of experiencing a pain in my left leg that I thought came from stretching while painting my bathroom, I finally faced my GP to inquire on a remedy for this old codger so I could continue my decorating activities and put a smile on the face of my better half.
Oxford's best chance of a win seems to lie with Richard Baker's OLD CODGER who tackles the Puppy event at 4.04.