An"cient*ry (#), n.

1.

Antiquity; what is ancient.

They contain not word of ancientry. West.

2.

Old age; also, old people.

[R.]

Wronging the ancientry. Shak.

3.

Ancient lineage; ancestry; dignity of birth.

A gentleman of more ancientry than estate. Fuller.

 

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