ancientry

[ eyn-shuh n-tree ]
/ ˈeɪn ʃən tri /

noun

Archaic.
  1. ancient character or style.
  2. ancient times.
Obsolete.
  1. ancient lineage.
  2. old people.

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Origin of ancientry

First recorded in 1540–50; ancient1 + -ry
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