Antiquated An"ti*qua`ted, a. Grown old. Hence: Bygone; obsolete; out of use; old-fashioned; as, an antiquated law. ``Antiquated words.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Old Janet, for so he understood his antiquated attendant was denominated. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Ancient; old; antique; obsolete. See {Ancient}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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