The quality of being old
An object out of the past; used in plural
Their antiquity and their stagnation are attested by the remains found in their kitchen-middens.
For an account of flagellation in antiquity see S.
We should be as good as the worthies of antiquity, but partly by first knowing how good they were.
While the Tigris never played the same role historically as the Euphrates, numerous remains of antiquity are to be seen along its course.
The origin and antiquity of the episcopal mitre have been the subject of much debate.