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From Middle English antiquytee, from Old French antiquité, from Latin antiquitas, from antiquus; see antique, antic. Compare with French antiquité.
We should be as good as the worthies of antiquity, but partly by first knowing how good they were.
The material looks like crushed velvet, offering a feeling of antiquity.
While the Tigris never played the same role historically as the Euphrates, numerous remains of antiquity are to be seen along its course.
Their antiquity and their stagnation are attested by the remains found in their kitchen-middens.
The origin and antiquity of the episcopal mitre have been the subject of much debate.
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