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  1. existing for an indefinite number of centuries.
  2. very old; ancient.
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Origin of centuried

First recorded in 1810–20; century + -ed3
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for centuried

Historical Examples

  • Its front gate, I noted, was a centuried relic from a distant shrine.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • Even the rings upon those comely hands that clasp their prayer-books in the centuried trance of their devotions remain intact.

  • The human mind, bared to a centuried slime, is teeming with repulsive life of countless world-delusions.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda