- The method of calculating dates using the Julian calendar.More example sentences
- The armed insurrection in Petrograd (formerly St Petersburg), the beginning of the ‘Great October Socialist Revolution’, began on 24 October, Old Style, or 6 November.
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- 1A style that is no longer current, common, or fashionable: the old style of gabled manorMore example sentences
- In effort to keep up with vintage starving fashionistas, European designers and activewear manufactures are ‘reissuing ‘their old styles in limited editions.’
- It could do with a bit of sprucing up… too many old styles out there.
- He worked in old styles with an aggressive panache that won him enormous celebrity in Japan (a nation of rule-followers that tends to celebrate the most flagrant rule-breakers).
- 1.1 Printing An early style of type characterized by strokes of relatively equal thickness and the use of serifs, often slanted.More example sentences
- Old style fonts have a traditional, warm friendly feel to them.
- Poynter Old Style Text is part of the Font Bureau Readability Series, and is not available for purchase via our website.
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- Denoting or according to a style that is no longer current: old-style farmers urban centers of old-style manufacturingMore example sentences
- Now, whether it was for a bike for old style ladies or an old style bike for females didn't really bother me.
- A revival of this style of the old style ballroom dancing was re-run at St. Brigid's Hall dating back to 1986 and it raised money for the new Health Centre at Teeling Street.
- It not only cleaning vehicles which wastes water, old style toilets are also a big consumer of water, according to the Shanghai Labour Daily.