old age

noun

Definition of old age

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the fact of being old She died of old age.
2 : the time of life when a person is old He's getting sweeter in his old age.

old-age

adjective

Definition of old-age (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, for, or relating to old people an old-age home

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“Old age.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20age. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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