1.1 (the old man) A man in authority over others, especially an employer or commanding officer: the old man wants a progress report
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- Dressed, we walked down to the office where the old man was already pouring a drink.
- Willie takes over the business but admits the old man as silent partner, as the two younger daughters become free to marry.
- And not to forget that as long as the old man is still the President of Swapo, all of us are actually financing the activities of Swapo.