come out of the ark

come out of the ark or go out with the ark
British informal to be extremely old-fashioned

That hat looks as though it came out of the ark.


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  • the ark — UK [ɑː(r)k] / US [ɑrk] noun come out of the ark Etymology: From the name of the boat in the Bible that Noah built to save his family and two of every type of animal from the great Flood …   English dictionary

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  • ARK OF THE COVENANT — (Heb. אֲרוֹן הַבְּרִית, אֲרוֹן הָעֲדוּת (aron ha berit, aron ha [i]ʿedut[/i]), the chest which stood in the Holy of Holies, and in which the tables of the covenant were kept. Designations The modifying phrases qualifying the word ark are numerous …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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