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old master

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Painting and drawing, Visual
old masterˌold ˈmaster, Old Master noun [countable]  AVPa famous painter, especially from the 15th to 18th century, or a painting by one of these painters a priceless collection of old masters
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old masterThe space age escalator and exposed metal piping of the foyer segued into a spiraling wooden staircase and crinkly old master prints.If she did, then she would be the first who cared anything for his opinions since his old master died.It has the touch of the old master.And Royle is hoping to outsmart the old master, just like he did last season.
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