old moon

noun

Origin:
1580–90

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old moon
 
n
1.  a phase of the moon lying between last quarter and new moon, when it appears as a waning crescent
2.  the moon when it appears as a waning crescent
3.  the time at which this occurs

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Other names for this month's full moon include old moon and ice moon.
The rocket would be ready to launch several years earlier than under the old moon plan.
The dusty old moon is still a hotspot for space missions around the world.
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