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 for archaic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Archaic \Ar*cha"ic\, a. [Gr. 'archai:ko`s old-fashioned, fr.
     'archai^os ancient.]
     Of or characterized by antiquity or archaism; antiquated;
     obsolescent.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  archaic
      adj 1: so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier
             period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement";
             "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws" [syn:
             antediluvian, antiquated, archaic]
      2: little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral
         type; "archaic forms of life"; "primitive mammals"; "the
         okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe"
         [syn: archaic, primitive]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "archaic":
     Gothic, Victorian, abandoned, abjured, antediluvian, antiquated,
     antique, behind the times, bygone, classical, dated, deserted,
     discontinued, disused, done with, fossil, fossilized, grown old,
     medieval, mid-Victorian, not worth saving, obsolescent, obsolete,
     of other times, old, old-fashioned, old-timey, old-world,
     on the shelf, out, out of use, out-of-date, outdated, outmoded,
     outworn, passe, past use, pensioned off, petrified, relinquished,
     renounced, resigned, retired, superannuate, superannuated,
     superseded, undeveloped, worn-out
  
  

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