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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Age  \Age\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Aged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Aging}.] 
  To  grow  aged;  to  become  old  to  show  marks  of  age;  as  he 
  grew  fat  as  he  aged. 
 
  They  live  one  hundred  and  thirty  years,  and  never  age 
  for  all  that  --Holland. 
 
  I  am  aging;  that  is  I  have  a  whitish,  or  rather  a 
  light-colored,  hair  here  and  there  --Landor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aged  \A"ged\,  a. 
  1.  Old  having  lived  long;  having  lived  almost  to  or  beyond 
  the  usual  time  allotted  to  that  species  of  being  as  an 
  aged  man;  an  aged  oak. 
 
  2.  Belonging  to  old  age.  ``Aged  cramps.''  --Shak. 
 
  3.  ([=a]"j[e^]d  or  [=a]jd)  Having  a  certain  age;  at  the  age 
  of  having  lived;  as  a  man  aged  forty  years. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aged 
  adj  1:  advanced  in  years;  (`aged'  is  pronounced  as  two  syllables); 
  "aged  members  of  the  society";  "elderly  residents 
  could  remember  the  construction  of  the  first 
  skyscraper";  "senior  citizen"  [syn:  {elderly},  {older}, 
  {senior}] 
  2:  at  an  advanced  stage  of  erosion  (pronounced  as  one 
  syllable);  "aged  rocks" 
  3:  having  attained  a  specific  age;  (`aged'  is  pronounced  as  one 
  syllable);  "aged  ten";  "ten  years  of  age"  [syn:  {aged(a)}, 
  {of  age(p)}] 
  4:  of  wines,  fruit,  cheeses;  having  reached  a  desired  or  final 
  condition;  (`aged'  pronounced  as  one  syllable);  "mature 
  well-aged  cheeses"  [syn:  {ripened}] 
  5:  (used  of  tobacco)  aging  as  a  preservative  process  (`aged'  is 
  pronounced  as  one  syllable)  [syn:  {cured}] 
  n  :  people  who  are  old  "special  arrangements  were  available  for 
  the  aged"  [ant:  {young}] 




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