Definition of 'old guard'
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This idea of old guard and new guard does not stack up. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is an old guard versus new generation thing going on here. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The ousting of the old guard by the new? Times, Sunday Times (2012)That would disappoint those who criticise the party 's old guard for being out of touch. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The team was deeply divided between the new and the old guard and between "northern' and "southern' players. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)
Another shuttle bus - this one labeled `The Old Guard " - bumped past him as he skirted the lake. SIGNIFICANT OTHERS (1989)
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