Definition of 'olden'
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In the olden days you searched for oil with dynamite. The Sun (2008)In the olden days we as a nation loved skiing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the olden days this would have been enough. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It took a different sort of player in ye olden days to survive on what was a quagmire for most of the season. The Sun (2012)In the olden days you retired because you were simply too old and feeble to carry the coal to the surface any more. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the olden days it didn't matter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But it was also a simpler time, as the olden days tend to be. The Sun (2012)In olden times, those invited to dinner or a birthday party would take a bunch of flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He says in olden times the people were so scared of the rock that they built a dome around it to keep it on earth. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)The librarians tell us that in olden times people were anonymous and many, and evil was done without shame. A Plague of Angels (1993)That was the olden times. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Imagine how much worse it was in olden days. This is grim. The Sun (2015)It's an old habit, from ye olden days when banks paid a modest interest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Back in ye olden days, this wasn't a problem. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the olden days, the argument went that full skirts were a godsend to pear-shaped women. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the olden days, a trillion in Britain was a million million million. The Sun (2014)If we wanted to chat with fellow sitters in the olden days, we placed a couple of matching armchairs at right angles to the settee. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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