Origin of archaic
Examples from the Web for archaically
Against the archaically homely background the beauty of the young girl appeared in most striking contrast.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
British Dictionary definitions for archaically
Word Origin for archaic
Word Origin and History for archaically
1810, from or by influence of French archaique (1776), ultimately from Greek arkhaikos "old-fashioned," from arkhaios "ancient," from arkhe "beginning" (see archon). Archaical is attested from 1799.