This is the way things were.
- Styles or types no longer current or common; not modern
- Favoring traditional and usually restrictive styles, ideas, or customs
- Characteristic of a past era still being used
Western movie’s were men drive cattle through sweeping prairies of Big Sky Country, talk kindly to women folk and seek some old-fashioned justice
Old fashioned justice: The cowboy era slang for gun fights against an enemy or some one who “does you wrong” or commits a crime against you. An act of retribution