[ ˈə͡ʊld dˈe͡ɪm], [ ˈəʊld dˈeɪm], [ ˈəʊ_l_d d_ˈeɪ_m]
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How to use "Old dame" in context?
"old dame" by Laurence Sterne is a witty and light-hearted meditation on the aging process. Sterne contrasts the old dame with a young girl who is always talking and looking out for number one. The old dame is content to sit and knit, while the young girl can never stop moving and worrying. The old dame is wiser and happier than the young girl, who only ever sees the negative aspects of life. The old dame is content to be herself and happy with what she has, while the young girl is always striving for more.
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