Definition of olde adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əʊld//
; NAmE NAmE//oʊld//
; BrE BrE//ˈəʊldi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊldi//
[only before noun] (old use)
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a way of spelling ‘old’ that was used in the past and is now sometimes used in names and advertisements to give the impression that something is traditional a pub that tries to recreate the flavour of olde England
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: olde

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