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time–honored

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adjective time–hon·ored \ˈtīm-ˌä-nərd\

Simple Definition of time–honored

  • : existing and respected for a long time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of time–honored

  1. :  honored because of age or long usage <time–honored traditions>

Circa 1596

First Known Use of time–honored

circa 1596


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