ancients

The historical characters and other persons who inhabited ancient Egypt, Babylon, Assyria, Greece, Rome, etc. English attorneys who have attained peculiar seniority at the Inns of Court.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • ancients, the — an|cients, the [ eınʃənts ] noun plural the people who lived a very long time ago, especially in Greece or Rome …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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