Definition of Ancientry

1. n. Antiquity; what is ancient.



Definition of Ancientry

1. Noun. (archaic) The quality or fact of being ancient or very old. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) Old-fashioned style, elaborate ceremony. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) The olden days; antiquity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ancientry

1. [n -TRIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ancientry

ancient Greeks
ancient astronaut
ancient document
ancient documents
ancient history
ancient lands
ancient pine
ancient pyramid
ancient pyramids
ancienter
ancientest
anciently
ancientness
ancientnesses
ancientries
ancientry (current term)
ancients
ancienty
ancile
anciles
ancilia
ancilla
ancillae
ancillaries
ancillary
ancillas
ancille
ancilles
ancilliary
ancillula

Literary usage of Ancientry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1851)
"Heralds may here take notice of the antiquity of their art ; and for their greater ' credit blazon abroad this precious piece of ancientry ; for before the ..."

2. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the by William Robertson (1829)
"... retaining to himself the same authority which Moses ancientry possessed as legislator of that people. Hiving now attained the height of power, ..."

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