Definition of Old stager
1. Noun. An experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service.
Generic synonyms: Expert
Derivative terms: Veteran
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Literary usage of Old stager
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1. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1873)
"THEATRICAL GOSSIP OF AN old stager. IT is difficult to describe or explain the charm which things theatrical, the life behind the scenes, and those who live ..."
2. Finland as it is by Harry de Windt (1901)
"It is all a question of exercise AN old stager and surroundings—chiefly the latter—and travellers, at any rate, should be thankful that man is an adaptable ..."
3. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1878)
"AN old stager ON THE AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS. WHAT did I come to London for ? Why, to see the Australians. I could not stand Smith any longer. ..."
4. Sport in East Central Africa: Being an Account of Hunting Trips in by Frederick Vaughan Kirby (1899)
"... the Em- pini—A gloomy forest—Difficult stalking—An old stager—Death of the bull—A charge—A miss-fire—A plucky beast—Measurements—An affectionate mother— ..."