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
References in classic literature ?
There was enough for everybody - India for Russia, a time-honoured dream, but why not?
Nothing but chowder would have lured them from their gambols in the briny deep; that time-honoured dish demanded the concentrated action of several mighty minds; so the "Water Babies" came ashore and fell to cooking.
Instead I desperately resorted to the time-honoured expedient of setting up a stick and going in the direction of its fall.
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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