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archaism (s) (noun), archaisms (pl)
An outdated word or expression that is not generally used any more: An archaism is mainly used in literary writing, like in the plays by William Shakespeare.

Examples of archaisms are "thou", "methinks", "museums", "hark", "hither", "howbeit", and "doth".

This entry is located in the following units: archaeo-, archeo-, archae-, arche-, archa-, archi-, -arch (page 3) -ism, -ismus (page 7)