Ancient

• (n.) Those who lived in former ages, as opposed to the moderns. • (n.) An aged man; a patriarch. Hence: A governor; a ruler; a person of influence. • (n.) The bearer of a flag; an ensign. • (a.) Dignified, like an aged man; magisterial; venerable. • (n.) One of the senior members of the Inns of Court or of Chancery. &bull...
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ancient

1. Old; that happened or existed in former times, usually at a great distance of time; belonging to times long past; specifically applied to the times before the fall of the Roman empire; opposed to modern; as, ancient authors, literature, history; ancient days. 'Witness those ancient empires of the earth.' (Milton) 'Gildas Albanius . . . Much anci...
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ancient

noun a very old person
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ancient

adjective very old; `an ancient mariner`
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Ancient

[Stargate] Ancients/The Ancients are a fictional humanoid species from the Stargate franchise. Among their several names, they are called Ancients/The Ancients in Milky Way, Ancestors/The Ancestors and Lanteans in Pegasus Galaxy, and they sometimes call themselves Anquietas in their language. They are also known as Alterans, which contains ...
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Ancient

An'cient adjective [ Middle English auncien , French ancien , Late Latin antianus , from Latin ante before. See Ante- , pref .] 1. Old; that happened or existed in former times, usually at a great distance of time; belonging to times long past; speci...
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Ancient

An'cient noun 1. plural Those who lived in former ages, as opposed to the moderns . 2. An aged man; a patriarch. Hence: A governor; a ruler; a person of influence. « The Lord will enter into judgment with the ancients of his people, and the princes thereof. ...
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ancient

A coin produced prior to the generally accepted date of 500 A.D.
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ancient

[adj] - belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire 2. [adj] - very old
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