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well–worn

adjective \-ˈwrn\

: having been used or worn a lot and no longer in good condition

: not interesting or effective because of being used too often

Full Definition of WELL-WORN

1
a :  made trite by overuse :  hackneyed <a well–worn quotation>
b :  having been much used or worn <well–worn shoes>
2
archaic :  worn well or properly

First Known Use of WELL-WORN

1621

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