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archaic

adjective     /ɑːˈkeɪ.ɪk/ US  /ɑːr-/
of or belonging to an ancient period in history: an archaic system of government an archaic law/rule/languageAncient history: before 500 ADOld or old-fashionedThe elderly archaically     /-ɪ.kəl.i/ adverb Ancient history: before 500 ADOld or old-fashionedThe elderly
(Definition of archaic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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