time-worn

Translations

time-worn

[ˈtaɪmwɔːn] ADJ [building] → deteriorado por el tiempo; [custom, method] → añejo; [anecdote, phrase] → gastado
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References in classic literature ?
Speak!" Denisov blushed like a girl (it was strange to see the color rise in that shaggy, bibulous, time-worn face) and boldly began to expound his plan of cutting the enemy's lines of communication between Smolensk and Vyazma.
Next rose before her in memory's picture-gallery, the intricate and narrow thoroughfares, the tall, grey houses, the huge cathedrals, and the public edifices, ancient in date and quaint in architecture, of a continental city; where new life had awaited her, still in connexion with the mis-shapen scholar: a new life, but feeding itself on time-worn materials, like a tuft of green moss on a crumbling wall.
The father turned his eyes on Maggie with a still more eager look, while she, with a bursting heart, sank on her knees, to be closer to the dear, time-worn face which had been present with her through long years, as the sign of her deepest love and hardest trial.
He, and the failing light and dying fire, the time-worn room, the solitude, the wasted life, and gloom, were all in fellowship.
"These police-reports will soon stem the torrent of my ideas, and effectually hinder any rebellious overflowing of the time-worn banks of official duties"; he said to himself consolingly, while his eye ran over the first page.
Here rose in crumbling grandeur the first evidences I had seen of the ancient civilization which once had graced fair Albion--a single, time-worn arch of masonry.
The widow's glance was observed to wander, for an instant, towards a window of the church, as if searching for the time-worn marble that she had dedicated to her first husband; then her eyelids dropped over their faded orbs, and her thoughts were drawn irresistibly to another grave.
TAKING your dog to a popular Middlesbrough park is a time-worn activity.
Calling in sick to bunk off work is a time-worn reason which fails to convince the bosses easily unless you have some great Photoshopping skills.
The charred remains of two pregnant mothers and their children, four in all, were recovered from the debris of a fire that raged for more than three hours in a time-worn apartment building dating back to the 1960s and occupied by informal settlers in Paranaque City late Wednesday.
The 2018 Soneri Bank calendar infuses freshness into this time-worn activity.