Definition and Meanings for antiquities

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Part of Speech of antiquities


Etymology of antiquities

l. antiquitas, fr. antiquus: cf. f. antiquit. see antique

Meaning of antiquities

as noun

  • the quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity.
  • old age.
  • ancient times; former ages; times long since past; as, cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity.
  • the ancients; the people of ancient times.
  • an old gentleman.
  • a relic or monument of ancient times; as, a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution. [in this sense, usually in the plural.]
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