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old bill


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Term: Old Bill

Part of Speech: Noun

Sense 1: Refers to a term used in the early 20th century to describe a police officer, especially in the UK.

Sample Sentence 1: The old bill chased after the suspect and caught him red-handed.

Sample Sentence 2: Be careful, the old bill is patrolling the streets tonight.

Part of Speech: Noun

Sense 2: Slang term for a British pound () currency note or coin.

Sample Sentence 1: I found an old bill in my jacket pocket from my trip to the UK last year.

Sample Sentence 2: He paid for his pint with a 50-pound old bill.

Part of Speech: Noun

Sense 3: Refers to a nickname given to someone with the given name "William," particularly older individuals.

Sample Sentence 1: Old Bill has been living in this neighborhood for over 50 years.

Sample Sentence 2: My grandpa's name is Bill, but we all lovingly call him Old Bill.

Part of Speech: Adjective

Sense 4: Used to describe someone or something as outdated, no longer in use, or past its prime.

Sample Sentence 1: The antique shop was filled with old bill furniture and vintage decor.

Sample Sentence 2: The museum displayed old bill artifacts from ancient civilizations.

Part of Speech: Verb (Informal)

Sense 5: To charge or accuse someone of a crime or offense.

Sample Sentence 1: The detective decided to old bill the suspect after gathering substantial evidence.

Sample Sentence 2: The prosecutor old billed the defendant with multiple counts of fraud.

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