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Antiquated Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    antiquated adj : so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws" [syn: antediluvian, archaic]
Antiquated Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Antiquated \An"ti*qua`ted\, a. Grown old. Hence: Bygone; obsolete; out of use; old-fashioned; as, an antiquated law. ``Antiquated words.'' --Dryden. Old Janet, for so he understood his antiquated attendant was denominated. --Sir W. Scott. Syn: Ancient; old; antique; obsolete. See Ancient.
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    * No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated. - Ellen Glasgow


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    • Pirates-Brewers brawl highlights MLB's antiquated code
      Craig Calcaterra joined Kay Adams on HardballTalk Daily to discuss the Pirates and Brewers' bench-clearing brawl following Carlos Gomez's act of showmanship. Though it's clear Gomez should have run hard out of the box after hitting what he thought was a home run to deep centerfield, Calcaterra wonders why Pittsburgh's Gerrit Cole felt the need to m Read more on this news related to 'Antiquated'
    • Antiquated law adds billions to fuel costs
      An obscure 1920 law is costing Americans billions of dollars a year in higher fuel costs. The Jones Act requires that cargo shipped from one US port to another be... Read more on this news related to 'Antiquated'
    • Sean Payton: Franchise tag system 'antiquated'
      Sean Payton called the franchise-tag system "antiquated" on Wednesday at the NFL Annual Meeting. What does the New Orleans Saints coach's show of support mean for star tight end Jimmy Graham? Read more on this news related to 'Antiquated'

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