plural -es

Word History


alteration of Middle English anciente, from Middle French ancienté, from ancien + -té -ty

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anciency was in 1548

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“Anciency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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