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Definition of "ancientry" [an•cient•ry]

  • The quality or fact of being ancient or very old. (noun)
  • Old-fashioned style, elaborate ceremony. (noun)
  • The olden days; antiquity. (noun)

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Use "ancientry" in a sentence
  • "I would there were no age between sixteen and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting."
  • "''I would that there were no age between sixteen and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting...''"
  • "I would there were no age between sixteen and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting — Hark you now!"