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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe;

2. extreme oldness;
[syn: ancientness, antiquity]

3. an artifact surviving from the past;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Antiquity \An*tiq"ui*ty\, n.; pl. Antiquities. [L. antiquitas, fr. antiquus: cf. F. antiquit['e]. See Antique.] 1. The quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity. [1913 Webster] 2. Old age. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It not your voice broken? . . . and every part about you blasted with antiquity? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Ancient times; former ages; times long since past; as, Cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity. [1913 Webster] 4. The ancients; the people of ancient times. [1913 Webster] That such pillars were raised by Seth all antiquity has ?vowed. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 5. An old gentleman. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] You are a shrewd antiquity, neighbor Clench. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 6. A relic or monument of ancient times; as, a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution. Note: [In this sense, usually in the plural.] "Heathen antiquities." --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

antiquity n 1: the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe 2: extreme oldness [syn: ancientness, antiquity] 3: an artifact surviving from the past
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

79 Moby Thesaurus words for "antiquity": abidingness, aboriginality, age, ancien regime, ancient history, ancient manuscript, ancient times, ancientness, antique, archaism, artifact, atavism, cave painting, cobwebs of antiquity, constancy, continuance, defeat of time, defiance of time, distance of time, distant past, diuturnity, durability, durableness, duration, dust of ages, eld, elderliness, eldership, endurance, eolith, fossil, great age, hoary age, hoary eld, inveteracy, lastingness, long standing, long-lastingness, long-livedness, longevity, maintenance, mezzolith, microlith, neolith, old age, old order, old style, oldness, paleolith, perdurability, perennation, permanence, perpetuity, persistence, petrification, petrified forest, petrified wood, petroglyph, plateaulith, primitiveness, primogeniture, primordialism, primordiality, relic, reliquiae, remains, remote age, ruin, ruins, senility, seniority, stability, standing, steadfastness, survival, survivance, time immemorial, venerableness, vestige