Examples from the Web for archaist
Rhythm was avoided by Caesar who was an Atticist, and by Sallust who was an archaist.
British Dictionary definitions for archaist
Word Origin for archaism
Word Origin and History for archaist
1640s, "retention of what is old and obsolete," from Modern Latin archaismus, from Greek arkhaismos, from arkhaizein "to copy the ancients" (in language, etc.); see archaic. Meaning "an archaic word or expression" is from c.1748.