Father Time

noun

Definition of Father Time

: time personified especially as a bearded old man holding a scythe and an hourglass

First Known Use of Father Time

1559, in the meaning defined above

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“Father Time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Father%20Time. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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