ancient, aunchient (adj.) 4
aged, very old, venerable
Cym V.iv.30 [stage direction] Enter ... an ancient matron
RJ I.i.92 [Prince to all] Verona's ancient citizens [or: sense 1]
TS IV.ii.61 [Biondello to Tranio] I spied / An ancient angel coming down the hill
TS V.i.64 [Tranio as Lucentio to Vincentio] you seem a sober ancient gentleman by your habit

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