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[attributive] In or relating to an old-fashioned style that is intended to be quaint and attractive.‘Ye Olde Tea Shoppe’
picturesque, charming, sweet, attractive, pleasantly old-fashioned, old-fashioned, old-world, toytownView synonyms
- ‘The costumes were a mix of traditional Korea, ye olde Denmarke, and 20th century styles both modern and archaic.’
- ‘This style of political satire goes back to olde Englande and its first practitioner, Johnathan Swift.’
- ‘Morris dancers often claim to be keeping alive a quaint ye olde English custom.’
- ‘You'll find them on estates yes, but also in the nice, leafy suburbs and in quaint olde English villages.’
- ‘Mikah had thought it looked like ye olde Greek style, and so Skylar was wearing it.’
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