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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the use of an archaic expression;
[syn: archaism, archaicism]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Archaism \Ar"cha*ism\, n. [Gr. 'archai:smo`s, fr. 'archai^os ancient, fr. 'archh` beginning: cf. F. archa["i]sme. See Arch, a.] 1. An ancient, antiquated, or old-fashioned, word, expression, or idiom; a word or form of speech no longer in common use. [1913 Webster] 2. Antiquity of style or use; obsoleteness. [1913 Webster] A select vocabulary corresponding (in point of archaism and remoteness from ordinary use) to our Scriptural vocabulary. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

archaism n 1: the use of an archaic expression [syn: archaism, archaicism]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "archaism": Pre-Raphaelitism, ancient manuscript, antiquarianism, antique, antiquity, archaeology, archaicism, artifact, cave painting, classicism, eolith, fossil, medievalism, mezzolith, microlith, neolith, obsolete, obsoletism, paleolith, petrification, petrified forest, petrified wood, petroglyph, plateaulith, relic, reliquiae, remains, ruin, ruins, survival, vestige