Reference Entry

antiquity

Julia Cresswell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547920
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727801
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This word comes from Latin antiquitas, from antiquus ‘old, former’ developed from ante ‘before’ (see *ante

Reference Entry.  61 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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