(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. relic. See oldness. Ant., new, modern.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Old]
Syn. ancient, archaic, old; see old 3 .
2. [Old-fashioned]
Syn. obsolete, obsolescent, out-of-date; see old-fashioned .
See Synonym Study at old . n.
Syn. relic, artifact, heirloom, curio, bibelot, collectible, collector's item, old example, early example, ancient evidence, ancient representative, outmoded example, survival, rarity, monument, vestige, objet d'art (French), ruin, Rosetta stone; used in pl.: antiquities, reliques; see also art 3 , furniture , manuscript .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
relic, curio, collectible, heirloom, artifact, antiquity, *hand-me-down, museum piece. ''Remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwrecks of time.''— Francis Bacon. ''Glorified scrap.''—Max Gralnick.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Of a style or method formerly in vogue: antiquated, archaic, bygone, dated, dowdy, fusty, old, old-fashioned, old-time, outdated, outmoded, out-of-date, passe, vintage. See NEW. 2. Belonging to, existing, or occurring in times long past: age-old, ancient, antediluvian, antiquated, archaic, hoary, old, olden, old-time, timeworn, venerable. Idioms: old as Methuselah, old as the hills. See NEW.

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