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stricken in years

Definition of stricken in years in English:

archaic Old and feeble.
Example sentences
  • As for these men who are stricken in years, their loins are as tender as those of a young animal that cannot walk.
  • Now King David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he could get no heat.
  • He was well stricken in years, and his days were numbered, and the mind was now engaged in following the backward tract of an eventful life, and apparently oblivious of the present sad surroundings.
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