古体的, 过时的, 古老的, 古代的
adj.little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
○ archaic forms of life
○ primitive mammals
○ the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe
Thou is an archaic form of you
An archaic Greek Bronze of the seventh century B.c.
The legal conceptions of archaic age of the Greeks are known to us through the EPIC works of Homer and the poetry of Hesiod
It trained his ear and gave him a fine appreciation for noble English; withal it introduced into his mind much that was archaic and obsolete
I personally hold the archaic educational system primarily responsible FOR this growing gap.
He was convicted under an archaic statute that had never Been repealed.
Hanging is an atrociously archaic way of killing a human being and the self - satisfied modernity of the electric chair is just as atrocious.
His prose, while less archaic than some critics have maintained has NO new NOte in it
Its tendency to archaic language WAS tempered by the indolence of its exponents
Only then was it time to disinter the archaic weapons of the tribe