• (adj): First in time.
    Example: "The oldest rocks on the planet"

Some articles on oldest:

Maria Olívia Da Silva - Life
... In March 2005 she was first claimed to be three years older than the then oldest undisputed person ever ... Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper, born 29 June 1890, as the world's oldest person, and later retrospectively accepted the claims of María Capovilla, who was then aged 116 ... The oldest living person verifiably documented by Guinness at the time of Silva's death was the French woman Eugénie Blanchard who was born in 1896, three years after ...
Andrew Jackson Houston
... At the time of his swearing in, he was the oldest man to enter the Senate (the oldest person was Rebecca Latimer Felton) it was 82 years after his father had served there ... Pettus and Strom Thurmond) to be the oldest living U.S ... Congress to become the oldest living Senator upon inauguration ...
Instituto Militar De Engenharia - History
... Real Academia de Artilharia, Fortificação e Desenho, it is known as one of the oldest engineering schools ever ... IME is the third oldest engineering school in the world and the oldest in Americas ...
Hortus Bulborum
... The oldest tulip in the collection is the single early tulip ‘Duc van Tol Red and Yellow’, dating from 1595 ... The oldest narcissus, the 'Dubbele Kampernelle', also known as Narcissus ‘Alba Odorus Plenus’, has been known since 1602 ... The oldest Fritillaria F ...
Christina Cock - Biography
... Following the death of 110-year-old Ada Cleggett on 8 December 1995, she became the oldest living Australian, aged 107 ... In doing so, she became the oldest ever person from the Southern Hemisphere ... At the time of Cock's death, she was the second or 3rd-oldest person in the world ...

Famous quotes containing the word oldest:

    Harvey, Jr.: I was afraid something like this would happen. Being around all those young students was bound to give Father ideas.
    Laura: Young ideas, nuts. They’re the oldest ideas in the world.
    Tom Waldman (d. 1985)

    The oldest hath borne most; we that are young
    Shall never see so much, nor live so long.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    It is a doctrine alike of the oldest and of the newest philosophy, that man is one, and that you cannot injure any member, without a sympathetic injury to all the members.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)