the quality of being ancient, or old-fashioned stylethe olden daysancient lineage
an•cient•ry(ˈeɪn ʃən tri)
a. ancient character or style.
b. ancient times.
Ancientryelders collectively; antiquities collectively; elders of a parish.
Examples: nobility and ancientry of their houses, 1580; the ancientry of the parish, 1589; cram full of ancientry [‘antiques’], 1866; wronging the ancientry, 1611.