old hand

NOUN
  1. an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
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  • People can't hold hands with their partner, can't shake hands with a businessperson, they have to change shirts two or three times a day, stuff paper towels under their arms. Don't sweat it: Perspiring is just body's air conditioning
  • They want lively narrative, bold handling of intrepid if not downright heroic characters, and an unflinching recognition of our past militarism.
  • He draws the young woman aside, holding her ice-cold hand.
  • Old hands looked for a spot on the uphill side of a tree, where the years had gathered enough soil, topped with duff, to make a reasonable couch, once a few pine cones and rocks had been removed.
  • Contrast is very in this season, so play with the possibility of white shoes and a white satchel bag, or go hog wild with a crazy, bold handbag!
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  • In doing so, they've blooded players of a newer generation, yet many of the old hands were most central to last Sunday's win.
  • This manuscript is written in a bold hand, with black ink, and is illuminated with rude portraits of the Evangelists.
  • Maybe we Scots have the light-fingered skills essential for shortbread, pastry and scones because so many of our kitchens resemble freezers in winter and fridges in summer, giving us the necessary cold hands.
  • Those terrific old handcars with the seesaw type of double handle so one guy would push down while the other guy facing him pulled up, and then vice versa, and the handcar would go zipping along the track, that old kind of handcar that guys like Buster Keaton used to travel on, they don’t have them anymore. Drowned Hopes
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