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old master

noun
1.
an eminent artist of an earlier period, especially from the 15th to the 18th centuries.
2.
a work by such an artist.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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British Dictionary definitions for old-master

old master

noun
1.
one of the great European painters of the period 1500 to 1800
2.
a painting by one of these
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