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antiquity
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

3 uses
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Definition
ancient times; or a relic of ancient times
  • All this sylvan antiquity, however, though visible from The Slopes, was outside the immediate boundaries of the estate.
    1 — The Maiden (45% in)
  • An outlying eastern tract of the enormous Egdon Waste was close at hand, yet on the very verge of that tawny piece of antiquity such a glittering novelty as this pleasure city had chosen to spring up.
    7 — Fulfilment (28% in)
  • Her slippers and her antiquity had rendered her progress a noiseless one so far, and she made for instant retreat; then, deeming that her hearing might have deceived her, she turned anew to the door and softly tried the handle.
    7 — Fulfilment (76% in)

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